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Table 2 Correlations between PTH, 25(OH)D, magnesium and individual components of metabolic syndrome including insulin resistance (HOMA-IR)

From: Parathyroid hormone, but not vitamin D, is associated with the metabolic syndrome in morbidly obese women and men: a cross-sectional study

  Fasting Glucose
(mmol/l)
Systolic Blood Pressure
(mm Hg)
Diastolic Blood Pressure
(mm Hg)
HDL-Cholesterol
(mmol/l)
Triglycerides
(mmol/l)
HOMA-Insulin Resistance
r r r r r r
P P P P P P
PTH 0.02 0.15 0.14 0.05 -0.01 -0.06
(n = 1015) 0.477 <0.001 <0.001 0.092 0.752 0.133
25(OH)D -0.04 -0.05 -0.04 0.13 -0.12 -0.09
(n = 973) 0.189 0.139 0.239 <0.001 <0.001 0.009
Magnesium -0.18 -0.05 -0.05 0.04 -0.10 -0.14
(n = 1016) <0.001 0.135 0.111 0.223 0.001 <0.001
  1. Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (r), P = significance (2-tailed).