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Table 6 Correlation of serum adiponectin, leptin, and TNF-α with clinical variables

From: Association of serum adipocytokine levels with cardiac autonomic neuropathy in type 2 diabetic patients

  Leptin TNF-α adiponectin
  r p r p R p
Age 0.119 0.159 0.222 0.008 0.129 0.126
Duration of DM -0.057 0.500 0.078 0.359 0.189 0.024
Body mass index 0.481 < 0.001 0.049 0.562 -0.229 0.006
Systolic BP 0.138 0.103 0.151 0.073 -0.172 0.041
Diastolic BP -0.004 0.965 0.065 0.442 -0.210 0.012
HbA1C -0.139 0.103 0.019 0.827 0.037 0.666
FPG* -0.077 0.367 -0.083 0.331 0.016 0.851
eGFR -0.06 0.491 -0.151 0.080 -0.138 0.111
Total cholesterol 0.075 0.392 0.068 0.435 -0.158 0.070
LDL-cholesterol -0.030 0.726 0.060 0.483 -0.096 0.262
HDL-cholesterol -0.033 0.708 0.108 0.218 0.053 0.548
Triglycerides* 0.254 0.003 -0.710 0.405 -0.244 0.004
HsCRP* 0.264 0.005 0.304 0.001 -0.321 0.001
Apolipoprotein B 0.049 0.638 0.007 0.950 -0.344 0.001
mean ABI 0.008 0.929 0.034 0.699 0.077 0.374
mean PWV 0.031 0.722 0.201 0.020 -0.069 0.943
HOMA-IR* 0.301 0.001 -0.051 0.595 -0.174 0.071
CAN score 0.160 0.057 0.117 0.164 0.177 0.035
Leptin - - -0.087 0.304 -0.048 0.570
TNF-α -0.087 0.304 - - 0.028 0.736
Adiponectin -0.048 0.570 0.028 0.736 - -
  1. FPG: fasting plasma glucose; eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration rate; LDL: Low density lipoprotein; HDL: high density lipoprotein; hsCRP: high sensitivity c-reactive protein; ABI: ankle-brachial index; PWV: pulse wave velocity; HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance
  2. *Natural logarithmic transformations were performed before analysis