Journal of Obesity / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Ferritin Is a Marker of Inflammation rather than Iron Deficiency in Overweight and Obese People

Table 3

Pearson’s correlation of BMI with test variables (note a strong positive correlation with ferritin and CRP).

VariablePearson’s value () value

HB−0.77<0.001
Iron−0.89<0.001
TIBC−0.87<0.001
Transferrin−0.84<0.001
Ferritin0.86<0.001
CRP0.89<0.001