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Table 2 Partial correlation analysis between FGF21 and clinical variables

From: Additive relationship between serum fibroblast growth factor 21 level and coronary artery disease

  Partial correlation
Variables R P
Waist circumference 0.102 0.129
Systolic blood pressure 0.100 0.136
Diastolic blood pressure 0.040 0.548
Fasting plasma glucose 0.077 0.248
2 h postprandial glucose 0.056 0.405
HbA1c 0.027 0.684
HOMA-IR 0.080 0.233
Total cholesterol 0.154 0.021
Triglyceride 0.317 <0.001
High-density lipoprotein cholesterol −0.095 0.157
Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol 0.077 0.248
C-reactive protein 0.068 0.314
  1. Partial correlation was made after adjustment for age, sex, and BMI.