International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Body Composition in Adult Patients with Thalassemia Major

Table 5

Correlation between lean body mass and calcium hormones.

GroupGenderCalcitoninOsteocalcinPTHIGF-125-OH vitamin D

PatientsMale0.02 ( = 0.92)0.10 ( = 0.63)0.05 ( = 0.81)0.00 ( = 0.98)−0.27 ( = 0.17)
Female0.00 ( = 0.95)−0.07 ( = 0.66)0.11 ( = 0.52)−0.0 ( = 0.57)−0.26 ( = 0.12)

ControlsMale−0.67 ( = 0.21)0.67 ( = 0.21)0.37 ( = 0.53)0.31 ( = 0.60)0.38 ( = 0.52)
Female−0.55 ( = 0.10)−0.05 ( = 0.9)0.25 ( = 0.48)−0.05 ( = 0.87)0.32 ( = 0.35)