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Table 3 Results of Spearman correlation analysis between baseline characteristics

From: CMV infection, CD19+ B cell depletion, and Lymphopenia as predictors for unexpected admission in the institutionalized elderly

Indicators Variables Correlation coefficient p value
CMV IgG Age 0.19 0.017*
Education − 0.17 0.036*
Flu vaccine uptake 0.278 0.001**
JHFRAT score 0.219 0.006**
MMSE score −0.197 0.013*
Usage of hypnotic agents 0.169 0.043*
CD19+ B cell count −0.179 0.026*
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG 0.194 0.015*
Lymphocyte count Age −0.291 < 0.001***
Female Gender 0.226 0.004**
Body mass index 0.296 < 0.001***
Flu vaccine uptake −0.192 0.017*
Smoking history −0.194 0.014*
Diabetes mellitus 0.18 0.024*
JHFRAT −0.225 0.004**
MMSE score 0.227 0.004**
MUST score −0.259 0.001**
White blood cell count 0.5 < 0.001***
Hemoglobin 0.261 0.001**
Platelet count 0.185 0.018*
CD3+ T cell count 0.862 < 0.001***
CD4+ T cell count 0.757 < 0.001***
CD8+ T cell count 0.632 < 0.001***
CD19+ B cell count 0.449 < 0.001***
Albumin 0.297 < 0.001***
Cholesterol 0.319 < 0.001***
Triglyceride 0.177 0.024*
LDL-C 0.234 0.003**
hs-CRP −0.186 0.018*
CD3+ T cell count Age −0.337 < 0.001***
Female Gender 0.304 < 0.001***
Body mass index 0.328 < 0.001***
Flu vaccine uptake −0.209 0.01*
Diabetes mellitus 0.195 0.015*
JHFRAT score −0.168 0.035*
MMSE score 0.193 0.015*
MUST score −0.224 0.005
White blood cell count 0.401 < 0.001***
Hemoglobin 0.263 0.001**
Platelet count 0.17 0.032*
Lymphocyte count 0.862 < 0.001***
CD4+ T cell count 0.835 < 0.001***
CD8+ T cell count 0.792 < 0.001***
CD19+ B cell count 0.423 < 0.001***
Albumin 0.239 0.003**
Cholesterol 0.364 < 0.001***
LDL-C 0.281 < 0.001***
Triglyceride 0.206 0.01*
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG −0.17 0.033*
CD19+ B cell count Age −0.471 < 0.001***
Female gender 0.337 < 0.001***
Body mass index 0.265 0.001**
Flu vaccine uptake −0.278 0.001**
Alcohol consumption 0.215 0.007**
Chronic liver disease 0.184 0.02*
Barthel index score 0.23 0.004**
MMSE score 0.24 0.002**
White blood cell count 0.202 0.011*
Hemoglobin 0.232 0.003**
Lymphocyte count 0.449 < 0.001***
CD3+ T cell count 0.423 < 0.001***
CD4+ T cell count 0.587 < 0.001***
CD4+/CD8+ 0.343 < 0.001***
Albumin 0.192 0.016*
Cholesterol 0.299 < 0.001***
LDL-C 0.258 0.001**
Creatinine −0.168 0.035*
CMV IgG −0.179 0.026*
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001
  2. Abbreviations: CD cluster of differentiation, CMV cytomegalovirus, HDL-C high density lipoprotein-cholesterol, hs-CRP highly sensitive C reactive protein, IgG Immunoglobulin G, JHFRAT John Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool, LDL-C Low density lipoprotein-cholesterol, MMSE Mini-Mental Status Examination, MUST Malnutrition Universal Screening Test, VZV Varicella zoster virus