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Table 3 Correlations between proportions of different T cell subsets and disease activity index in Chinese patients with SLE

From: Increased Tim-3 expression on peripheral T lymphocyte subsets and association with higher disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus

  SLEDAI score C3 C4
CD3+CD4+ T cells -0.075 0.108 0.182
 Fas+ 0.213 0.076 0.022
 Tim-3+Fas+ 0.143 -0.488b -0.476b
 Tim-3+ 0.178 -0.549b -0.453b
CD3+CD4- T cells 0.205 -0.125 0.124
 Fas+ -0.025 0.084 -0.035
 Tim-3+Fas+ 0.112 -0.441b -0.495b
 Tim-3+ 0.156 -0.513b -0.416b
SLEDAI score 1.0 -0.448b -0.374a
C3 -0.448b 1.0 0.716b
C4 -0.374a 0.716b 1.0
  1. aCorrelation significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. bCorrelation significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)