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Table 3 Spearman’s correlation analysis of CCL2 and variables including clinical, biochemical and metabolic factors

From: Chemokine (C-C motif) Ligand 2 is a potential biomarker of inflammation & physical fitness in obese children: a cross-sectional study

Variable Spearman’s correlation coefficient P-value
Age/years −0.178 0.285
Sex 0.062 0.709
YPHV −0.212 0.201
BMI Percentile 0.414 0.010
LOG HOMA-IR −0.038 0.836
%FM DEXA 0.328 0.048
VO2max-Lean −0.241 0.151
Cholesterol 0.222 0.239
TG 0.133 0.483
HDL −0.100 0.601
LDL 0.193 0.306
TC/HDL 0.241 0.200
  1. Correlation coefficients with P-values and 95% confidence intervals are displayed.
  2. Log HOMA-IR = logarithmic transformation of HOMA-IR;%FM DEXA = percentage of fat mass on DEXA scans; VO2MAX Lean = VO2 MAX adjusted to lean mass; TG = Triglycerides; HDL = high-density lipoprotein; LDL = low-density lipoprotein; TC/HDL = total cholesterol to HDL ratio.