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Table 3 Correlations between matrix and FEV 1

From: Similar matrix alterations in alveolar and small airway walls of COPD patients

  Whole study group n = 49 COPD patients n = 35
R p R P
Elastin alveolar 0.734 < 0.001 0.107 0.553
Elastin small airway 0.599 < 0.001 0.318 0.106
Collagen alveolar −0.757 < 0.001 −0.511 0.003
Collagen small airway −0.694 < 0.001 −0.219 0.262
Hyaluronan alveolar −0.656 < 0.001 −0.232 0.201
Hyaluronan small airway −0.434 < 0.001 −0.194 0.333
  1. Data were analysed using Pearson correlations.