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Table 2 Serum MCP-1 and TGF-β1 levels among groups (\(\bar{x}\, \pm \,s\))

From: Detection of serum MCP-1 and TGF-β1 in polymyositis/dermatomyositis patients and its significance

  Cases MCP-1 P value TGF-β1 P value
The disease group 30 1329.24 ± 12.03 < 0.0001 (compared with the healthy control group); < 0.0001 (compared with the pulmonary infection group) 1148.25 ± 31.24 < 0.0001 (compared with the healthy control group); < 0.0001 (compared with the pulmonary infection group)
The healthy control group 30 214.16 ± 10.45 0.071 (compared with the pulmonary infection group) 199.58 ± 21.24 0.064 (compared with the pulmonary infection group)
The pulmonary infection group 30 324.83 ± 18.42   349.85 ± 24.58