TABLE 4

Nonparametric correlation matrix (Spearman’s ρ) (n = 60) for data set A

FPG2-h PGIS1st PH-CONC2nd PH-CONC1st PH-SECβδ
FPG1
2-h PG0.53§1
IS0.06−0.191
1st PH-CONC−0.41§−0.19−0.41§1
2nd PH-CONC−0.190.09−0.77§0.68§1
1st PH-SEC−0.41§−0.28*−0.230.87§0.54§1
β0.050.13−0.45§0.37#0.66§0.45§1
δ0.30*0.26*0.25*−0.24−0.22−0.120.28*1
2nd PH-SEC−0.22−0.07−0.59§0.59§0.83§0.60§0.80§−0.22
  • FPG, fasting plasma glucose; PG, plasma glucose; 1st PH-CONC, first-phase concentration; 2nd PH-CONC, second-phase concentration; 1st PH-SEC, first-phase secretion; 2nd PH-SEC, second-phase secretion.

  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • #

    # P < 0.01;

  • §

    § P < 0.001.