Table 3

Univariate analysis to evaluate the association between clinimetric variables (covariates) and the delta (T6-T0) of relevant microbiota variables (outcome)

VariableLachnospiraceaeCoprococcus
CoeffP valueCoeffP value
Faecal calprotectin−0.0030.408−0.0000.413
CRP−0.1570.540−0.0990.033
ESR0.0620.652−0.0220.409
VAS pain−0.0440.7830.0020.946
VAS disease−0.0280.8680.0130.679
HAQ1.7170.7741.2080.287
BASDAI2.6690.507−0.5120.560
CDAI−1.3660.0620.0170.867
  • BASDAI, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index; CDAI, Clinical Disease Activity Index; CRP, C reactive protein; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; HAQ, Health Assessment Questionnaire; VAS, Visual Analogue Scale.