The correlation of β2 Mwith duration of disease, SLEDAI, ESR level, CRP, anti-ds DNA, C4, C3 and 24 urine protein in SLE patients.
|Variables||The level of β2Microglobuline (ng/dl)
|Spearman correlation coefficient|
|Duration of disease (day)||-0.26||.07|
|Score of disease activity (SLEDAI)||0.39||0.001|
|ESR level (mm/h)||0.33||0.02|
|Anti- ds DNA (IU/ml)||0.15||0.31|
|24-hour urine protein (mg/24 h)||0.37||0.01|