Table 2: Correlation coefficients (by Spearman) between zonulin levels and selected demographic and clinical parameters.

R (Spearman) value

WBC−0.215NS
PLT0.448<0.001
NTISS−0.186NS
CRP−0.100NS
PCT−0.101NS
GA0.196NS
1’Apgar0.3130.007
5’Apgar0.2890.01
BW0.3160.004

WBC: white blood count; PLT: platelets; NTISS: Neonatal Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System; CRP: C-reactive protein; PCT: procalcitonin; GA: gestational age; BW: body weight.