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Table 5 Correlation between ADAM12 level and hormone concentrations

From: Comparison of the diagnostic values of circulating steroid hormones, VEGF-A, PIGF, and ADAM12 in women with ectopic pregnancy

  E2 P4 T β-hCG
Endometrial cycle phase     
 Mid secretive −0.33 (0.15) −0.23 (0.33) 0.11 (0.63) n.d.
Intrauterine pregnancy     
 Early 0.36 (0.22) −0.34 (0.26) 0.53 (0.06) 0.07 (0.82)
 Post-term delivery 0.12 (0.77) −0.43 (0.24) 0.38 (0.31) 0.18 (0.63)
Ectopic pregnancy     
 Before surgery −0.13 (0.57) 1.00 (<0.001) 0.15 (0.54) −0.31 (0.18)
 After surgery −0.45 (0.04) −0.20 (0.40) −0.36 (0.11) 0.19 (0.43)
  1. The results are shown as the r-value of the Spearman correlation at p < 0.01 anda 95% confidence interval. The significance (P value) of the correlation is in parentheses and boldface values are statistically significant.
  2. n.d., not determined.