Table 5 Ordinal regression analysis.

A significant correlation between the urinary LAM concentration and body mass change was observed.

Low-level LAM
(n = 6)
(115 pg/ml)
Mid-level LAM
(n = 15)
(116–319 pg/ml)
High-level LAM
(n = 16)
(>320 pg/ml)
Mean percent
weight change
−7.86 kg−8.63 kg−16.97 kg
Odds ratio0.933
(95% CI)(0.0873–0.996)
P0.038 (n = 37)