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Table 6 Correlations between disease activity and environmental factors in AS patients

From: Effect of food intake and ambient air pollution exposure on ankylosing spondylitis disease activity

n = 30 BASDAI Score
correlation coefficient
(P value)
BASFI Score
correlation coefficient
(P-value)
BASMI Score
correlation coefficient
(P-value)
Total fat of food NS 0.37 (0.04) NS
SF NS 0.43 (0.01) NS
MUFA NS 0.36 (0.04) 0.39 (0.03)
PUFA NS 0.37 (0.04) NS
Vitamin E NS NS 0.42 (0.02)
PM2.5 in the 1 month before sampling 0.63 (0.03) 0.62 (0.04) 0.66 (0.02)
  1. SF Saturated fat of food, MUFA Mono unsaturated fatty acids, PUFA Poly unsaturated fatty acids, NS Not significant