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Table 2 Spearman’s correlation analysis between MMPs and emphysema sub-types

From: Distinct emphysema subtypes defined by quantitative CT analysis are associated with specific pulmonary matrix metalloproteinases

  MMP-3 MMP-7 MMP-8 MMP-9 MMP-10 MMP-12
Mild CLE −0.09 −0.11 −0.10 −0.8 0.05 −0.30
Moderate CLE 0.45* 0.43* 0.49* 0.42* 0.41* 0.15
Severe CLE 0.52** 0.39* 0.40* 0.33 0.38* 0.11
Panlobular 0.56** 0.34 0.33 0.29 0.43* 0.22
Paraseptal 0.50** 0.49** 0.46** 0.42* 0.44* 0.12
Non-emphysema −0.45* −0.39* −0.41* −0.36* −0.45* −0.44
  1. Spearman’s rho values given
  2. N = 31. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01