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Table 2 Correlation of Age and BMI Adjusted HFABP levels with cardiometabolic parameters

From: Heart type fatty acid binding protein response and subsequent development of atherosclerosis in insulin resistant polycystic ovary syndrome patients

Variable r P
FG** 0.341 0.003
Fasting glucose** 0.333 0.004
Fasting insulin** 0.677a < 0.001
HOMA** 0.720a <0.001
TG** 0.286 0.013
HDL-C** −0.424 <0.001
DHEAS* 0.233 0.045
Free Testosterone* 0.232 0.047
Estradiol* −0.257 0.027
TSH** 0.335 0.003
CIMT** 0.468 < 0.001
hsCRP** 0.494 a <0.001
  1. r indicates Spearman’s rho correlation coefficient; *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level. a log transformed.
  2. HFABP heart fatty acid binding protein, FG Ferriman Gallwey Score, HOMA homeostasis model assessment insulin resistance index, TG triglyceride, HDL-C High density lipoprotein cholesterol, DHEAS dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, TSH thyroid stimulating hormone, CIMT Carotid intima media thickness, hsCRP high sensitivity C-reactive protein.