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Table 5 The Spearman rank correlation for MMP-7, TIMP-1, HE4 and CA125 in tested groups

From: Plasma levels of MMP-7 and TIMP-1 in laboratory diagnostics and differentiation of selected histological types of epithelial ovarian cancers

  MMP-7 TIMP-1 HE4 CA125
EOC MMP-7 R 1.00 0.24 0.35 0.27
p   0.014 <0.001 0.007
TIMP-1 R 0.24 1.00 0.24 0.30
p 0.014   0.014 0.002
HE4 R 0.35 0.24 1.00 0.39
p <0.001 0.014   <0.001
CA125 R 0.27 0.30 0.39 1.00
p 0.007 0.002 <0.001  
Benign Ovarian Tumor MMP-7 R 1.00 0.25 0.24 0.06
p   0.006 0.008 0.526
TIMP-1 R 0.25 1.00 0.27 0.001
p 0.006   0.002 0.966
HE4 R 0.24 0.27 1.00 0.17
p 0.008 0.002   0.070
CA125 R 0.06 0.001 0.17 1.00
p 0.526 0.966 0.070  
Healthy Subjects MMP-7 R 1.00 0.12 −0.12 −0.05
p   0.336 0.331 0.682
TIMP-1 R 0.12 1.00 0.13 −0.03
p 0.336   0.286 0.794
HE4 R −0.12 0.13 1.00 0.14
p 0.331 0.286   0.268
CA125 R −0.05 −0.03 0.14 1.00
p 0.682 0.794 0.268  
  1. Bold data are statistically significant when p < 0.05