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Table 3 Spearman’s correlations between SF-36 scores and haematological data in patients with MAC lung disease (n = 235)

From: Health-related quality of life is inversely correlated with C-reactive protein and age in Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis of 235 patients

  Median (interquartile range) PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH PCS MCS RCS
TP, g/dL 6.9 (6.7–7.3) −0.11 −0.06 −0.34 −0.13 −0.31 0.06 0.04 −0.02 −0.16 −0.04 0.10
Creatinine, mg/dL 0.66 (0.58–0.76) 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.15 0.17* 0.12 0.08 0.09 0.06 0.18* 0.02
LDH, IU/L 179 (162–199) −0.16 −0.08 −0.05 −0.05 −0.08 −0.09 −0.04 −0.09 −0.09 −0.04 −0.07
ALP, IU/L 230 (187–289) −0.25** −0.21* −0.12 −0.19** −0.12 −0.10 −0.19* −0.11 −0.24** −0.04 −0.11
KL-6, U/mL 251 (194–393) −0.22** −0.26*** −0.09 −0.20* −0.16 −0.12 −0.19* −0.10 −0.19* −0.06 −0.13
WBC, /μL 5600 (4500–6400) −0.17* −0.15 0.00 −0.13 −0.07 −0.01 −0.10 −0.002 −0.21** 0.06 −0.04
Haemoglobin, g/dL 13.0 (12.1–13.7) 0.30*** 0.23** 0.14 0.18* 0.19* 0.24** 0.23** 0.09 0.22** 0.003 0.20*
Platelets, /μL 21.3 (18.0–24.9) −0.005 −0.001 0.07 −0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.02 −0.02 0.02 0.03
CRP, mg/dL 0.06 (0.02–0.33) −0.35*** −0.30*** −0.13 −0.20* −0.18* −0.26*** −0.24** −0.10 −0.28*** 0.02 −0.23**
SPD, ng/mL 78 (54–12) −0.19* −0.22** −0.10 −0.03 −0.06 −0.10 −0.17* −0.06 −0.13 0.03 −0.16
GPL-IgA core, U/mL 1.5 (0.5–7.2) −0.10 −0.13 −0.10 −0.11 −0.19* −0.12 −0.14 −0.13 −0.04 −0.13 −0.10
  1. SF-36 36-item short form healthy survey, MAC Mycobacterium avium complex, PF physical functioning, RP role physical, BP bodily pain, GH general health, VT vitality, SF social functioning, RE role-emotional, MH mental health, PCS physical component summary, MCS mental component summary, RCS role/social component summary, TP total protein, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, ALP alkaline phosphatase, KL-6 sialylated carbohydrate antigen KL-6, WBC white blood cell, CRP C-reactive protein, SPD surfactant protein d, GPL-IgA core glycopeptidolipid core immunoglobulin A antibody
  2. *P < 0.01, **P < 0.001, ***P < 0.0001