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Table 2 Correlation between serum lipid, disease severity scores, and serum inflammatory cytokines

From: Serum levels of apolipoprotein A-I and high-density lipoprotein can predict organ failure in acute pancreatitis

  Statistics Ranson score APACHE II score SOFA score Modified Marshall score TNF-α IL-6
Cholesterol R −0.198 −0.321 −0.367 −0.349 −0.335 −0.196
  P 0.115 0.010 0.003 0.004 0.025 0.192
HDL R −0.376 −0.483 −0.613 −0.669 −0.450 −0.540
  P 0.002 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.001 <0.001
LDL R −0.165 −0.371 −0.335 −0.423 −0.285 −0.356
  P 0.196 0.003 0.008 0.001 0.057 0.018
Triglyceride R 0.130 0.071 0.094 0.246 −0.012 0.185
  P 0.301 0.579 0.463 0.048 0.937 0.219
APO A-I R −0.378 −0.467 −0.569 −0.597 −0.467 −0.471
  P 0.002 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.001 0.001
  1. HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; APO A-I, apolipoprotein A-I; APACHE, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation; SOFA, sequential organ failure assessment.