International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Body Composition in Adult Patients with Thalassemia Major

Table 4

Correlation between ferritin and lean body mass, bone mineral density scores, and height scores.

GroupGenderFerritin and lean body massFerritin and BMD ( score)Ferritin and height ( score)

PatientsMale0.04 ( = 0.84)0.13 ( = 0.49) −0.10 ( = 0.59)
Female0.22 ( = 0.21)0.02 ( = 0.93)0.03 ( = 0.89)

ControlsMale0.27 ( = 0.66)0.51 ( = 0.38)0.40 ( = 0.5)
Female0.17 ( = 0.64)0.13 ( = 0.72)0.34 ( = 0.32)