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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of plasma AGEs levels and sRAGE levels in patients with adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD)

From: The potential role of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and soluble receptors for AGEs (sRAGE) in the pathogenesis of adult-onset still’s disease

AOSD patients (n = 52) AGEs levels sRAGE levels
B Beta p B Beta p
Univariate analysis       
 Smoking −1.00 −0.03 0.806 30.79 0.02 0.864
 BMI −1.01 −0.28 0.056 23.07 0.14 0.314
 Leukocytosis 5.31 0.27 0.055 −313.40 −0.36 0.010
 Anemia 6.89 0.30 0.032 −308.35 −0.30 0.031
 CRP 2.21 0.55 0.000 −8.63 −0.05 0.734
 Log(Ferritin) 10.18 0.58 0.000 −0.02 −0.16 0.244
 Activity score 3.81 0.77 0.000 −85.88 −0.39 0.004
Multivariate analysis       
 Activity score 2.63 0.53 0.000 −45.56 −0.21 0.062
  1. AGEs: advanced glycation end products; sRAGE: soluble receptor for AGEs; BMI: body mass index; CRP: C-reactive protein.
  2. Leukocytosis is defined as white cell count >10,000/cumm; anemia is defined as hemoglobin 11.3gm/dl.