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Table 3 Correlation analysis between adiponectin, resistin and IL-6 plasma levels and laboratory and clinical variables in patients with diabetic foot

From: Adiponectin, resistin and IL-6 plasma levels in subjects with diabetic foot and possible correlations with clinical variables and cardiovascular co-morbidity

  Adiponectin Resistin IL-6
Variable r p r p r p
Sex (male) 0.11 0.87 0.10 0.83 0.14 0.79
Diabetes duration -0.37 <0.05 0.33 <0.05 0.29 0.027
Smoking 0.12 0.67 0.09 0.12 0.09 0.12
Hypertension -0.32 <0.05 0.29 0.022 0.28 0.020
Dyslipidaemia -0.29 0.032 0.27 0.041 0.25 0.037
BMI -0.39 <0.0001 0. 29 0.022 0.10 0.20
Chronic renal failure 0.11 0.23 0.17 0.81 0.19 0.88
Mycroalbuminuria 0.11 0.08 0.13 0.64 0.29 <0.05
Retinopathy -0.28 0.040 0.26 0.031 0.26 0.021
PAD 0.10 0.55 0.11 0.34 0.30 <0.05
CAD 0.14 0.77 0.11 0.67 0.11 0.67
Previous TIA/Stroke -0.29 <0.05 0.31 <0.0001 0.32 <0.0001
Neuropathy -0.31 <0.0001 0.33 <0.0001 0.34 <0.0001
Diabetic foot grade -0.29 <0.05 0.32 <0.0001 0.30 <0.0001
  1. BMI: body mass index; PAD: peripheral artery disease; CAD: coronary artery disease