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Table 5 Association of plasma sCD14 level with clinical symptoms and signs in asthma patients

From: Association of plasma soluble CD14 level with asthma severity in adults: a case control study in China

Clinical symptoms and signs Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 LogCD14 P trend
< 334.59 334.59–500.47 500.47–744.65 > 744.65  
Symptoms
 Cough status Occasional reference 0.82 (0.48, 1.39) 1.14 (0.69, 1.89) 1.60 (0.85, 3.02) 1.16 (0.84, 1.62) 0.1432
Chronic reference 0.69 (0.42, 1.13) 0.80 (0.49, 1.31) 1.53 (0.83, 2.80) 0.93 (0.69, 1.27) 0.4761
 Sputum status Occasional reference 1.22 (0.77, 1.94) 1.00 (0.63, 1.58) 1.33 (0.83, 2.13) 1.10 (0.83, 1.46) 0.4091
Chronic reference 0.83 (0.51, 1.34) 0.55 (0.34, 0.91) 0.88 (0.54, 1.45) 0.76 (0.57, 1.03) 0.4333
Purulent reference 1.44 (0.59, 3.51) 1.74 (0.74, 4.06) 2.09 (0.89, 4.95) 1.59 (0.94, 2.67) 0.1150
 Dyspnea Mild reference 0.94 (0.59, 1.51) 0.99 (0.61, 1.60) 0.87 (0.53, 1.44) 0.96 (0.72, 1.29) 0.6831
Moderate reference 0.96 (0.58, 1.57) 0.92 (0.55, 1.53) 1.08 (0.65, 1.77) 1.09 (0.80, 1.49) 0.7262
Severe reference 1.09 (0.54, 2.21) 1.98 (1.02, 3.86) 2.33 (1.21, 4.48) 1.88 (1.24, 2.85) 0.0030
Sign
 Wheeze   reference 1.19 (0.77, 1.85) 1.56 (1.01, 2.41) 1.77 (1.15, 2.72) 1.46 (1.12. 1.92) 0.0055
 Cyanosis reference 1.38 (0.53, 3.59) 2.99 (1.26, 7.08) 2.68 (1.13, 6.37) 2.20 (1.29, 3.73) 0.0151
  1. Estimates were adjusted for age, sex, BMI, smoking status, passive smoking status, alcohol consumption, physical activity, family history of asthma, keeping pets, planting flowers, sleeping quality