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Table 5 Correlation between TSB and TNF-α with Eosinophil count and % before and after PT

From: Eosinophil count and tumor necrosis factor α in response to phototherapy treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a cross sectional study

  TSB before TNF α before
r P-value R P-value
TNF α before 0.442  < 0.001*   
Eosinophil count before -0.114 0.257 -0.055 0.586
Eosinophil % before 0.318  < 0.001* 0.189 0.060
  TSB after TNF α after
r P-value R P-value
TNF α after 0.086 0.395   
Eosinophil count after 0.281 0.005* 0.154 0.126
Eosinophil % after 0.339  < 0.001* 0.545  < 0.001*
  1. TNF α Tumor Necrosis Factor α, TSB Total Serum Bilirubin, *: significant as p-value ≤ 0.05