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Table 3 Univariate correlation of malondialdehyde with inflammatory cytokines levels among the study population

From: Role of disturbed fatty acids metabolism in the pathophysiology of diabetic erectile dysfunction

Inflammatory Cytokines Studied Subjects Correlation with MDA
r p
IL-6 Patients with VED 0.884 0.016*
Patients w/o VED −0.184 0.497
Controls −0.121 0.312
TNF-α Patients with VED 0.753 0.035*
Patients w/o VED 0.497 0.078
Controls −0.116 0.333
  1. IL-6 interleukine 6, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor alpha, MDA malondialdehyde, r correlation coefficients, w/o without
  2. *P < 0.05