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Table 3 Independent association of FSTL1 with baseline characteristics in 198 RA patientsa

From: Follistatin-like protein 1 is elevated in systemic autoimmune diseases and correlated with disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Characteristics B Pvalue
Age, years 0.022 0.000
Sex -0.594 0.003
Disease duration, years -0.001 0.945
ESR, mm/h 0.012 0.001
CRP, mg/l -0.001 0.649
RF, IU/ml 0.005 0.000
ACPA, RU/ml 0.001 0.002
  1. aMultiple linear regression analysis association with the natural logarithm of follistatin-like protein 1 (FSTL1); RA, rheumatoid arthritis; B, unstandardized B coefficient; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP, C-reactive protein; RF, rheumatoid factor; IU, international units; RU, relative units; ACPA, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody.