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Table 4 Univariate correlations: variables associated with plasma dp-ucMGP levels and t-ucMGP levels

From: Vascular calcification in patients with type 2 diabetes: the involvement of matrix Gla protein

  dp-ucMGP levels t-ucMGP levels
  r p r p
Age 0.294 <0.0001 -0.306 <0.001
Diabetes duration 0.077 0.278 -0.133 0.062
Body mass index 0.250 <0.0001 0.291 <0.0001
SBP 0.027 0.710 0.171 0.016
DBP -0.105 0.142 0.324 <0.0001
Glycaemia 0.046 0.520 0.130 0.069
HbA1c 0.034 0.638 0.105 0.141
GFR MDRD -0.410 <0.0001 0.211 0.003
Microalbuminuria 0.307 <0.0001 -0.021 0.766
Calcium 0.145 0.042 0.255 <0.0001
Phosphate -0.089 0.214 -0.095 0.182
Intact PTH (pg/mL) 0.197 0.005 -0.256 <0.0001
25(OH)D -0.095 0.181 -0.009 0.903
C-reactive protein 0.137 0.055 0.110 0.120
Triglycerides 0.215 0.002 0.312 <0.0001
Total cholesterol 0.084 0.240 0.079 0.268
Total cholesterol/HDL cholesterol 0.188 0.008 0.202 0.004
t-ucMGP 0.052 0.467 1.000 <0.0001
Peripheral calcification score 0.260 <0.0001 -0.272 <0.0001
  1. For abbreviations, please refer to Table 3. r = Spearman correlation coefficient.