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Table 3 Correlation matrix of the analyzed variables.

From: Deoxysphingoid bases as plasma markers in Diabetes mellitus

  C16SO C16SA C18SO C18SA doxSO doxSA AGE BMI CHOL HDL LDL TG CRP
C16SO   0.43** 0.75** 0.36** 0.07 0.01 -0.12 -0.23* 0.22* 0.27** 0.18 -0.09 -0.10
C16SA 0.43**   0.57** 0.83** 0.27** 0.10 0.03 0.01 0.36** 0.20* 0.35** 0.13 -0.10
C18SO 0.75** 0.57**   0.65** 0.16 0.08 -0.06 -0.15 0.35** 0.36** 0.34** -0.10 -0.12
C18SA 0.36** 0.83** 0.65**   0.34** 0.21 0.09 0.05 0.49** 0.31** 0.48** 0.14 -0.03
doxSO 0.07 0.27** 0.16 0.34**   0.76** 0.05 0.32** 0.14 0.00 0.20* 0.29** 0.11
doxSA 0.01 0.10 0.08 0.21 0.76**   0.00 0.33** 0.23* 0.03 0.25* 0.27** 0.18
AGE -0.12 0.03 -0.06 0.09 0.05 0.00   0.12 -0.07 -0.05 -0.04 -0.06 0.12
BMI -0.23* 0.01 -0.15 0.05 0.32** 0.33** 0.12   -0.27* -0.45** -0.11 0.04 0.41**
CHOL 0.22* 0.36** 0.35** 0.49** 0.14 0.23* -0.07 -0.27*   0.49** 0.92** 0.44** -0.03
HDL 0.27** 0.20* 0.36** 0.31** 0.00 0.03 -0.05 -0.45** 0.49**   0.23* -0.14 -0.19
LDL 0.18 0.35** 0.34** 0.48** 0.20* 0.25* -0.11 -0.11 0.92** 0.23*   0.33** 0.03
TG -0.09 0.13 -0.10 0.14 0.29** 0.27** 0.04 0.04 0.44** -0.14 0.33**   0.08
CRP -0.10 -0.10 -0.12 -0.03 0.11 0.18 0.12 0.41** -0.03 -0.19 0.03 0.08  
  1. The pearson correlations were calculated for the whole dataset combining control and diabetic group. (Correlations ≥ 0.3 are highlighted bold, * p < 0.05, **p < 0.01)