International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Body Composition in Adult Patients with Thalassemia Major

Table 6

Correlation between abdominal lean mass and calcium hormones.

GroupGenderCalcitoninOsteocalcinPTHIGF-1Vitamin D

PatientsMale0.13 ( = 0.48)0.30 ( = 0.12)0.14 ( = 0.48)0.12 ( = 0.53)−0.14 ( = 0.48)
Female0.04 ( = 0.81)0.01 ( = 0.94)−0.30 ( = 0.15)0.91 ( = 0.29)0.83 ( = 0.25)

ControlsMale−0.66 ( = 0.22)0.34 ( = 0.57)−0.30 ( = 0.62)0.91 ( = 0.02)0.83 ( = 0.07)
Female−0.42 ( = 0.22)−0.13 ( = 0.71)0.39 ( = 0.26)−0.03 ( = 0.91)0.27 ( = 0.43)

Statistically significant, .