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Table 8 Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient and linear regression analysis for CDAI scores

From: High prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis and its risk factors among Tibetan highlanders living in Tsarang, Mustang district of Nepal

Correlation coefficient (r) CDAI
Male Female
Age 0.2842 0.2151
Marriage status 0.3103 0.2067
Drinking habits 0.3648 0.0463
Smoking habits 0.2300 0.2056
Living experience in urban 0.0740 − 0.1964
Linear regression analysis (p value) CDAI
Male Female
Age 0.6970 0.2650
Marriage status 0.2780 0.0490
Drinking habits 0.3540 0.5744
Smoking habits 0.5817 0.0422
Living experience in urban 0.8030 0.2318
  1. Analysis was performed with 27 males and 50 females who were able to provide blood. The upper half shows the correlation coefficient, and the lower half shows the p value for linear regression analysis