Table 2

Correlation among baseline inflammatory biomarkers and physiological variables measured on the day of admission

IL-1βIL-2RIL-6IL-8IL-10TNF
Age−0.0020.4260.3560.2930.2610.361
0.967<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
Time from onset of symptom to hospital admission−0.0610.222−0.0110.038−0.069−0.055
0.289<0.001*0.8430.5040.2260.336
Albumin0.177−0.527−0.467−0.319−0.346−0.290
0.003*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
ALT−0.0470.2760.2500.1980.1670.248
0.415<0.001*<0.001*0.001*0.003*<0.001*
Creatinine−0.0370.3320.3550.2260.2840.439
0.512<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
Uric acid0.0330.1700.1550.1280.0520.331
0.5780.004*0.0540.031*0.387<0.001*
Total cholesterol−0.021−0.177−0.332−0.080−0.276−0.103
0.7090.002*<0.001*0.159<0.001*0.071
Random blood glucose0.0040.3030.2760.2720.3360.270
0.950<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
D-dimer−0.0260.6140.5090.3280.3780.367
0.651<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
Lactic dehydrogenase−0.0650.5980.5620.3390.4720.391
0.255<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
CRP0.0080.6180.7760.3450.5280.493
0.894<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*<0.001*
C3−0.226
0.52
−0.235
0.137
−0.026
0.882
−0.066
0.652
0.093
0.576
−0.262
0.075
C40.62
0.053
0.001
0.991
−0.056
0.711
−0.156
0.295
0.070
0.673
−0.21
0.163
  • Values represent Spearman’s correlation coefficients (upper) and p values (lower).

  • *Denotes statistically significant correlations.

  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; CRP, C reactive protein; IL, interleukin; IL-2R, interleukin 2 receptor; TNF, tumour necrosis factor.