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Table 2 Spearman rank analysis for the correlation of HSP70, hormones and inflammation factors

From: Abnormal expression of HSP70 may contribute to PCOS pathology

   HSP70 T E2 P FSH LH INS IL-6 TNF-α IL-18
T r −.635**          
P .003          
E2 r −.438 .325         
P .053 .162         
P r −.124 .164 .178        
P .601 .488 .454        
FSH r −.165 .202 .290 .944**       
P .487 .394 .215 .000       
LH r −.594** .790** .263 −.185 −.131      
P .006 .000 .263 .434 .581      
INS r −.082 .019 .110 −.340 −.256 .001     
P .731 .937 .645 .143 .275 .998     
IL-6 r −.613** .876** .459* .276 .253 .648** −.060    
P .004 .000 .042 .239 .282 .002 .802    
TNF-α r −.512* .874** .375 .250 .219 .656** −.116 .948**   
P .021 .000 .104 .289 .354 .002 .627 .000   
IL-18 r −.559* .976** .305 .179 .204 .794** −.035 .909** .909**  
P .010 .000 .191 .450 .389 .000 .885 .000 .000  
CRP r −.670** .963** .415 .137 .187 .855** .001 .854** .836** .960**
P .001 .000 .069 .566 .429 .000 .998 .000 .000 .000
  1. *P < 0.05, ** P<0.01