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Table 2 Spearman rank correlation coefficients between S100A12 and inflammatory markers/clinical evaluations of disease activity

From: The neutrophil protein S100A12 is associated with a comprehensive ultrasonographic synovitis score in a longitudinal study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab

  Baseline 1 month 3 months 6 months 12 months
ESR 0.50* 0.29 0.25 0.38 0.62**
CRP 0.61** 0.40 0.50* 0.66** 0.59**
Calprotectin 0.56* 0.34 0.12 0.52* 0.57**
Assessor’s global VAS 0.85*** 0.58** 0.12 0.52* 0.46*
Swollen joints (of 40) 0.41 0.45* 0.33 0.31 0.48*
DAS28 0.39 0.21 0.23 0.34 0.51*
  1. ESR = erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP = C-reactive protein, VAS = visual analogue scale, DAS28 = disease activity score of 28 joints, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.