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Table 2 Correlation of age and body mass index adjusted copeptin levels with cardio-metabolic and endocrinologic parameters

From: Copeptin, a surrogate marker for arginine vasopressin, is associated with cardiovascular risk in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Variable r P
Waist/hip ratio 0.11 0.253
Fasting glucose 0.10 0.533
Fasting insulin 0.41 <0.001*
HOMA 0.47 <0.01*
TC -0.06 0.368
TG 0.01 0.470
HDL-C -0.35 <0.01*
LDL-C 0.10 0.290
hsCRP 0.04 0.422
CIMT 0.86 <0.001*
Cortisol -0.06 0.384
Estradiol -0.24 0.02*
17 OH-progesterone 0.15 0.181
ACTH -0.02 0.457
Free testosterone 0.25 0.02*
DHEA 0.06 0.359
FG score 0.38 <0.001*
  1. *p <0.05 was accepted as statistically significant.
  2. ACTH: adrenocorticotropic hormone, CIMT: carotid intima-media thickness, CRP: C-reactive protein, DHEA: dehydroepiandrosterone, FG score: Ferriman–Gallwey score, HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HOMA: homeostasis model assessment, LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, R: Pearson linear correlation coefficient.