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Table 3 Correlations between BPA and clinical and metabolic parameters

From: Bisphenol-A plasma levels are related to inflammatory markers, visceral obesity and insulin-resistance: a cross-sectional study on adult male population

Parameters r p
Age 0.072 0.535
BMI 0.187 0.106
WC 0.363 0.001
SBP 0.174 0.132
DBP 0.154 0.184
FPG 0.338 0.003
Insulin 0.256 0.025
HoMA-IR 0.268 0.019
Total cholesterol 0.040 0.731
HDL −0.181 0.117
LDL −0.008 0.949
TG 0.275 0.016
IL-6 0.320 0.005
MCP-1 −0.166 0.152
TNFα 0.248 0.031
  1. Pearson r or Spearman’s rho correlation coefficients were used to analyze the association between variables.
  2. Italic r values are Pearson r or Spearman’s rho correlation coefficients, when appropriate. Italic p values are statistically significant.
  3. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FPG fasting plasma glucose, HoMA-IR homeostasis model of assessment-insulin resistance, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, TG triglycerides, BPA bisphenol-A, IL-6 interleukin-6, MCP-1 monocyte chemoattractant protein-1, TNFα tumor necrosis factor-alpha.