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Table 2 Correlation between chemerin serum levels and non-traditional lipid indices with age and other studied parameters in MetS group

From: The associations among RARRES2 rs17173608 gene polymorphism, serum chemerin, and non-traditional lipid profile in patients with metabolic syndrome

VariablesChemerin (ng/ml)TC (mg/dl)TG (mg/dl)HDL-C (mg/dl)LDL-C (mg/dl)VLDLTotal LipidTC/HDL-CTG/HDL-CLDL/HDL-CNon HDL-C (TC-HDL-C)
Age (year).426**.283*.515**.257− .028.355*.554**.295*.308*.276.112
.002.047.000.071.844.011.000.038.030.053.440
BMI (weight kg/height m2).369**.150− .187− .005.190− .144.010− .061.041− .089.126
.008.299.193.973.185.319.943.676.777.538.384
Waist (cm)− .181.102.101.345*− .072.042.156− .031.107− .076− .078
.207.481.485.014.618.774.281.829.459.598.590
SBP (mmHg).330*− .066.083.207− .190.088− .007.179.172.166− .152
.019.650.565.149.186.542.963.213.234.250.293
DBP (mmHg).220− .173.032− .027− .149.061− .120.281*.294*.259− .130
.125.230.826.853.301.672.405.048.039.070.369
Serum chemerin (ng/ml)1− .080.424**− .049− .203.469**.210.203.174.188− .042
 .583.002.736.157.001.143.158.226.192.770
Glucose (mg/dl).152.105− .070.320*− .011− .164.035.148.101.167− .064
.292.469.630.023.942.256.808.306.485.245.657
HbA1c (%).303*.131.643**− .041− .052.541**.528**.395**.545**.318*.127
.032.366.000.778.719.000.000.005.000.024.380
TC (mg/dl)− .0801− .043− .128.848**− .046.772**.201.087.240.884**
.583 .769.374.000.749.000.161.548.093.000
TG (mg/dl).424**− .0431− .110.340*.953**.600**.369**.550**.259.017
.002.769 .446.016.000.000.008.000.070.908
HDL-C (mg/dl)− .049− .128− .1101.478**− .225− .179.488**.428**.489**.576**
.736.374.446 .000.117.213.000.002.000.000
LDL-C (mg/dl)− .203.848**.340*.478**1− .305*.470**.273.094.346*.924**
.157.000.016.000 .031.001.055.518.014.000
VLDL.469**− .046.953**− .225.305*1.568**.274.446**.163.068
.001.749.000.117.031 .000.055.001.257.641
Total lipid.210.772**.600**− .179.470**.568**1.396**.420**.358*.721**
.143.000.000.213.001.000 .004.002.011.000
TC/HDL.203.201.369**.488**.273.274.396**1.938**.988**.396**
.158.161.008.000.055.055.004 .000.000.004
TG/HDL.174.087.550**.428**.094.446**.420**.938**1.876**.273
.226.548.000.002.518.001.002.000 .000.055
LDL/HDL.188.240.259.489**.346*.163.358*.988**.876**1.428**
.192.093.070.000.014.257.011.000.000 .002
Non-HDL (TC-HDL)− .042.884**.017.576**.924**.068.721**.396**.273.428**1
.770.000.908.000.000.641.000.004.055.002 
  1. Correlation is given as the parametric Pearson’s correlation (r) with the corresponding p values. Correlation was significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. FBG fasting blood glucose, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure
  3. **p value less than 0.01, *p value less than 0.05