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Table 2 Spearman correlation matrix for variables

From: Circulating microRNA-21 is an early predictor of ROS-mediated damage in subjects with high risk of developing diabetes and in drug-naïve T2D

  miR-21 HNE SOD2 ROS
r p* r p* r p* r p*
Age (years) 0.01 0.9 − 0.009 0.9 − 0.16 0.17 0.03 0.8
BMI (kg/m2) 0.1 0.25 − 0.008 0.9 − 0.3 0.008 0.24 0.02
Fasting PG (mg/dL) 0.16 0.08 0.35 0.0003 − 0.4 0.007 0.5 <0.0001
1hPG (mg/dL) 0.2 0.008 0.35 0.0003 − 0.4 0.007 0.6 <0.0001
2hPG (mg/dL) 0.3 0.005 0.45 <0.0001 − 0.5 <0.0001 0.7 <0.0001
HbA1c (%) 0.1 0.2 0.29 0.003 − 0.4 0.0003 0.5 <0.0001
Insulinemia (mIU/L) 0.22 0.02 0.06 0.5 − 0.3 0.0097 0.2 0.055
HOMA-IR 0.24 0.01 0.13 0.2 − 0.3 0.003 0.3 0.004
Cholesterol (mg/dL) − 0.08 0.4 − 0.09 0.34 0.1 0.4 0.11 0.3
HDL (mg/dL) − 0.1 0.3 0.11 0.24 0.3 0.003 − 0.1 0.33
LDL (mg/dL) − 0.06 0.5 − 0.05 0.64 0.015 0.9 0.04 0.65
TAG (mg/dL) 0.05 0.5 − 0.27 0.004 − 0.15 0.2 0.2 0.05
m-ALB − 0.004 0.96 0.05 0.6 − 0.02 0.9 0.3 0.0025
ROS (μmol/min) 0.2 0.0084 0.33 0.002 − 0.4 0.0006
SOD2 (pg/mL) − 0.34 0.002 − 0.2 0.08 − 0.4 0.0006
HNE (μg/mL) 0.06 0.55 − 0.2 0.08 0.33 0.002
  1. In bold italics, statistical significance