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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation analysis of serum RBP4 in all the subjects

From: Serum retinol binding protein 4 is negatively related to estrogen in Chinese women with obesity: a cross-sectional study

  Total (n = 87) Non-obese (n = 45) Obese (n = 42)
r P r P r P
BMI 0.308** 0.004 0.377* 0.011 0.158 0.316
Waist 0.258* 0.025 0.189 0.277 0.097 0.553
Hip 0.188 0.107 0.147 0.400 −0.070 0.666
WHR 0.271* 0.019 0.136 0.436 0.260 0.105
SBP 0.302** 0.005 0.352* 0.019 0.139 0.386
DBP 0.270* 0.013 0.276 0.069 0.198 0.214
TC 0.422** P <0.001 0.467** 0.001 0.337* 0.029
TG 0.497** P <0.001 0.315* 0.037 0.619** P <0.001
HDL −0.078 0.476 0.061 0.693 −0.129 0.415
LDL 0.295** 0.006 0.388** 0.009 0.115 0.468
LH 0.110 0.317 0.238 0.125 0.025 0.877
FSH 0.148 0.171 0.267 0.076 0.053 0.737
PRL −0.151 0.166 −0.132 0.398 −0.255 0.103
E2 −0.207 0.113 −0.01 0.962 −0.374* 0.032
PROG −0.119 0.298 −0.018 0.910 −0.317 0.063
TESTO 0.229* 0.045 0.102 0.541 0.344* 0.032
DHEA 0.210 0.055 0.050 0.747 0.329* 0.038
INSUL −0.262 0.079 −0.258 0.418 −0.423* 0.013
  1. *P <0.05; **P <0.01
  2. BMI body-mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDL-c high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-c low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LH luteinizing hormone, FSH folliclestimulating hormone, PRL prolactin, E2 estradiol, PROG progesterone, TESTO testosterone, DHEA dehydroepiandrosterone, RBP4 retinol binding protein 4