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Table 2 Correlations between serum CLU levels, clinical and laboratory parameters

From: Lower serum clusterin levels in patients with erosive hand osteoarthritis are associated with more pain

  OA patients Erosive Non-erosive
AUSCAN r = -0.087 r = -0.151 r = 0.100
p = 0.318 p = 0.179 p = 0.470
AUSCAN - pain r = -0.166 r = -0.275 r = 0.071
p = 0.054 p = 0.013 p = 0.610
AUSCAN - stiffness r = -0.107 r = -0.124 r = -0.097
p = 0.218 p = 0.271 p = 0.487
AUSCAN - function r = -0.009 r = -0.066 r = 0.144
p = 0.914 p = 0.558 p = 0.299
Algofunctional index r = -0.139 r = -0.151 r = -0.075
p = 0.107 p = 0.179 p = 0.590
VAS – pain , mm r = -0.084 r = -0.220 r = 0.201
p = 0.331 p = 0.049 p = 0.145
CRP, mg/l r = 0.037 r = -0.004 r = 0.117
p = 0.674 p = 0.969 p = 0.401
Disease duration, years r = -0.032 r = -0.024 r = -0.011
p = 0.713 p = 0.832 p = 0.938
US osteophytes, n r = 0.156 r = 0.189 r = 0.214
p = 0.072 p = 0.091 p = 0.120
GS synovitis (total) r = 0.007 r = 0.042 r = 0.130
p = 0.937 p = 0.711 p = 0.349
GS synovitis (joint count) r = 0.001 r = 0.023 r = 0.133
p = 0.990 p = 0.840 p = 0.339
PD synovitis (total) r = 0.083 r = 0.111 r = 0.217
p = 0.341 p = 0.324 p = 0.114
PD synovitis (joint count) r = 0.079 r = 0.097 r = 0.236
p = 0.362 p = 0.389 p = 0.085
  1. AUSCAN Australian/Canadian, CRP C-reactive protein, GS gray scale, OA osteoarthritis, PD power Doppler, US ultrasound, VAS visual analogue scale