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Table 3 Pearson correlation of serum ICAM-1 (ng/ml) and ICAM-1 expression levels with clinical, anthropometric as well as biochemical characteristics in PCOS group

From: Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 expression and serum levels as markers of pre-clinical atherosclerosis in polycystic ovary syndrome

Characteristics Serum ICAM-1 levels ICAM-1 expression levels
r p r p
Hirsutism score 0.095 0.205 0.095- 0.210
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.086 0.253 0.073 0.332
Waist/hip ratio 0.494 <0.001* 0.501 <0.001*
Ovarian volume 0.187 0.012* 0.180 0.016
AFC 0.187 <0.001* 0.180 <0.001*
FMI% 0.689 <0.001* 0.709 <0.001*
FFMI% 0.677 <0.001* 0 .666 <0.001*
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.111 0.137 0.114 0.128
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 0.019 0.797 0.030 0.694
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.014 0.853 0.008 0.912
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.036 0.631 0.044 0.561
FPG (mg/dL) 0.435 <0.001* 0.477 <0.001*
2-h blood glucose (mg/dL) 0.471 <0.001* 0.438 <0.001*
FSI (lU/mL) 0.854 <0.001* 0.794 <0.001*
HOMA-IR 0.874 <0.001* 0.932 <0.001*
HbA1c (%) 0.404 <0.001* 0.369 <0.001*
HOMA-β −0.147 <0.001* 0.222 <0.001*
Total testosterone (ng/mL) 0.114 <0.001* 0.121 <0.001*
Free androgen index 0.466 <0.001* 0.469 <0.001*
FSH (mIU/mL) 0.502 <0.001* 0.518 <0.001*
LH (mIU/mL) 0.549 <0.001* 0.561 <0.001*
SHBG (nmol/L) −0.658 <0.001* 0.639 <0.001*
DHEA-S (mg/mL) 0.269 <0.001* 0.262 <0.001*
Androstenedione (ng/mL) 0.613 <0.001* 0.625 <0.001*
hs-CRP (μg/ml) 0.342 <0.001* 0.374 <0.001*
WBC count (cell×103/μl) 0.602 <0.001* 0.650 <0.001*
CIMT (mm) 0.252 <0.001* 0.257 <0.001*
  1. FSI fasting serum insulin, FPG fasting plasma glucose, AFC antral follicle cells, FMI fat mass index, FFMI fat free mass index, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessments of insulin resistance, DHEA-S dehydroepiandrosteron sulfate e;. *P < 0.05 when compared with control group