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Table 3 Spearman rank correlation between TNF-α and clinical/treatment variables

From: Depressive symptoms are associated with tumor necrosis factor alpha in systemic lupus erythematosus

  Variables Spearman’s correlation coefficient p value
  Clinical
TNF-α  BDI 0.51 <0.001*
 BAI 0.06 0.45
 SLEDAI 0.28 0.008*
 SDI −0.18 0.86
Treatment
 Corticosteroids 0.15 0.15
 Chloroquine −0.06 0.52
 Immunosuppressants −0.005 0.96
  1. *p < 0.05