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Table 2 Correlation between serum uric acid and other parameters in patients with type 2 diabetesa

From: Serum uric acid level and its association with metabolic syndrome and carotid atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes

Variable Correlation coefficient P value
Age 0.04 0.19
BMI 0.15 <0.001
Duration of diabetes -0.14 <0.001
Waist circumference 0.21 <0.001
Waist to hip ratio 0.08 0.01
SBP 0.04 0.23
DBP 0.02 0.48
CRP 0.08 0.01
Glucose -0.26 <0.001
Insulin 0.11 <0.001
HbA1C -0.24 <0.001
HOMA-IR 0.07 0.02
IMT 0.07 0.02
Creatinine 0.33 <0.001
eGFR -0.36 <0.001
ACR 0.11 <0.001
Triglycerides -0.04 0.20
Total cholesterol 0.20 <0.001
LDL cholesterol 0.01 0.80
HDL cholesterol -0.33 <0.001
  1. IMT, intima-media thickness; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure;
  2. aAll correlation coefficients were calculated after adjustment for age, gender.