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Table 2 Correlations between serum levels of resistin and disease activity in patients with inflammatory myopathies.

From: Resistin in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies

   IIM Myositis DM
Parameter Correlation all Jo-1 + Jo-1- pure overlap  
MYOACT r 0.382 0.789 0.283 0.866 0.387 0.667
  p 0.026 0.007 0.181 0.33 0.125 0.001
MMT8 r -0.055 -0.179 0.002 -0.400 0.020 -0.439
  p 0.765 0.632 0.993 0.750 0.944 0.134
Myoglobin r 0.233 0.650 0.114 0.200 0.079 0.791
  p 0.159 0.067 0.490 0.917 0.794 0.0003
CK r 0.145 0.417 0.122 0.200 -0.110 0.739
  p 0.385 0.270 0.528 0.917 0.663 0.001
CRP r 0.328 0.717 0.14 -0.800 0.511 0.447
  p 0.044 0.037 0.469 0.333 0.030 0.067
  1. Abbreviations: CK, creatine kinase; CRP, C-reactive protein; DM, dermatomyositis; IIM, inflammatory myopathies; Jo-1, anti-Jo-1 antibody; MYOACT, disease activity assessment visual analogue scales