Table 3.

Partial correlations of glucocorticoid resistance curves (AUC) with nasal cytokine AUCs: Entire sample and infected subset

Nasal cytokine AUCs
Sample (n = 75)Infected (n = 68)
Glucocorticoid resistance AUCIL-6TNF-αIL-1βIL-6TNF-αIL-1β
IL-6 curve0.314***0.238*0.1770.348**0.247*0.198
TNF-α curve0.231*0.283**0.234*0.238*0.276**0.241*
IL-1β curve0.282**0.1930.1730.317**0.1790.169
  • Analyses control for age, sex, race, years of education, body mass index, prechallenge antibody, and season. *P < 0.10, **P < 0.05, ***P < 0.01.