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Table 2 Metabolic and cardiovascular parameters and their correlations with serum YKL-40 levels

From: Potential association between coronary artery disease and the inflammatory biomarker YKL-40 in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  Correlation coefficient P-value
SBP (mmHg) 0.269 0.017
DBP (mmHg) 0.287 0.011
Fasting triglycerides (mg/dL) 0.234 0.039
Postprandial triglycerides (mg/dL) 0.386 < 0.001
Framingham risk score (FRS) 0.289 0.01
Degree of coronary artery stenosis on cCTA (%) 0.407 0.001
CACS 0.407 < 0.001
  1. SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; TG, triglycerides; cCTA; coronary computed tomographic angiography; CACS, coronary artery calcium score.