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Table 3 Correlations between the TyG index and traditional cardiovascular risk factors

From: Impacts of triglyceride-glucose index on prognosis of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: results from an observational cohort study in China

  Correlation coefficient P value
Age − 0.194 < 0.001
Sex, female 0.069 0.051
BMI 0.184 < 0.001
FBG 0.588 < 0.001
HbA1c 0.352 < 0.001
TGs 0.906 < 0.001
TC 0.333 < 0.001
LDL-C 0.197 < 0.001
HDL-C − 0.273 < 0.001
Uric acid 0.093 0.008
eGFR 0.010 0.785
hs-CRP 0.123 0.001
LVEF 0.001 0.981
SYNTAX score 0.049 0.166
  1. Italic values indicate statistically significant associations
  2. BMI body mass index, FBG fasting blood glucose, HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin A1c, TGs triglycerides, TC total cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, hs-CRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, SYNTAX synergy between PCI with taxus and cardiac surgery