Mediators of Inflammation / 2010 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Circulating Levels of Interleukin-1 Family Cytokines in Overweight Adolescents

Table 2

Correlation of IL-1α, IL-1ra, and IL-18 to anthropometrical measurements of obesity, patient characteristics, and different lab values. Indicated is the Pearson correlation coefficient (R2).

IL-1αIL-1raIL-18

Body Weight0.217ns0.366**0.346**
BMI0.200ns0.287*0.355**
BMI-SDS0.198ns0.284*0.349**
Waist circumference0.221ns0.346**0.366**
Systolic blood pressure−0.110ns−0.065ns−0.302ns
Triglycerides0.331**0.242**0.225ns
Total cholesterol0.332**0.1660.055
LDL cholesterol0.333**0.120ns0.202ns
HDL cholesterol−0.152ns−0.194ns−0.239*
CRP0.298*0.208ns0.277*

ns:not significant
*:significant at 0.05 level
**:significant at 0.01 level