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Table 4 Spearman rank correlation coefficients between lung injury (CT severity score and PaO2/FiO2) and demographic data, laboratory data, and cytokines

From: Association between cytokine profiles and lung injury in COVID-19 pneumonia

  CT severity score(n = 94) PaO2/FiO2(n = 51)
r p –values r p –values
Age 0.283 0.006 −0.434 0.001
Sex −0.095 0.361 0.177 0.213
Any coexisting disorder 0.208 0.045 −0.348 0.012
White-cell count −0.063 0.546 0.114 0.426
Lymphocyte count −0.419 < 0.001 0.565 < 0.001
Neutrophil count 0.058 0.580 −0.006 0.968
PCT 0.256 0.017 −0.424 0.002
Hs-CRP 0.352 0.001 −0.329 0.029
IL-1β −0.049 0.642 0.153 0.284
IL-2R 0.288 0.005 −0.412 0.003
IL-6 0.440 < 0.001 −0.606 0000
IL-8 0.197 0.057 −0.312 0.026
IL-10 0.160 0.123 −0.191 0.179
TNF-a 0.120 0.249 −0.218 0.124
CT severity score −0.460 0.001
PaO2/FiO2 −0.460 0.001
  1. Abbreviation: IL interleukin, TNF tumor necrosis factor, Hs-CRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, CT computed tomography, PCT procalcitonin