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Table 3 The correlations between S100A4 and cytokines and lung function

From: The significance of serum S100 calcium-binding protein A4 in silicosis

  S100A4
r p-value
TGF-β1 0.334 0.017
CTGF 0.272 0.051
TNF-α − 0.083 0.557
IL-6 0.334 0.017
FVC (l) − 0.187 0.241
FVC% pre − 0.310 0.048
FEV1(l) − 0.152 0.344
FEV1% pre − 0.221 0.165
FEV1/FVC (%) − 0.127 0.430
Vcmax (l) − 0.361 0.020
IC (l) − 0.328 0.037
PEF (l/sec) − 0.086 0.591
PEF25 (l/sec) − 0.115 0.473
PEF50 (l/sec) − 0.208 0.192
PEF75 (l/sec) − 0.353 0.023
  1. The value of P was in bold indicating P < 0.05