Table 4

 Correlations between serum cytokines in patients with AS

TNFαsTNFR1sTNFR2IL-6
rp Valuerp Valuerp Valuerp Value
sTNFR, soluble tumour necrosis factor receptor.
TNFαNANA0.710<0.0010.6450.0020.4790.033
sTNFR10.710<0.001NANA0.872<0.0010.783<0.001
sTNFR20.6450.0020.872<0.001NANA0.6120.004
IL-60.4790.0330.783<0.0010.6120.004NANA