Table 3

Correlations of FA, hsTNT, and proBNP with clinical, epidemiological, and serological data of control subjects and patients with T2D

hsTNTproBNPFA
Control subjectsAll T2DControl subjectsAll T2DControl subjectsAll T2D
FAr = −0.34, P = 0.331nsr = −0.52, P < 0.001***r = 0.01, P = 0.981nsr = −0.118, P = 0.411nsn.a.n.a.
Age (years)r = −0.10, P = 0.787nsr = −0.51, P < 0.001***r = 0.040, P = 0.917nsr = 0.170, P = 0.233nsr = −0.53, P = 0.117nsr = −0.42, P = 0.002**
BMI (kg/m2)r = 0.21, P = 0.561nsr = −0.18, P = 0.266nsr = 0.45, P = 0.202nsr = −0.01, P = 0.950nsr = −0.36, P = 0.283nsr = 0.05, P = 0.721ns
Disease duration (years)n.a.r = 0.10, P = 0.54nsn.a.r = 0.25, P = 0.164nsn.a.r = −0.15, P = 0.245ns
Sex (female = 1, male = 0)r = 0.31, P = 0.383nsr = −0.19, P = 0.241nsr = 0.06, P = 0.861nsr = 0.28, P = 0.076nsr = −0.30, P = 0.298nsr = 0.06, P = 0.756ns
NDSr = 0.01, P = 0.99nsr = 0.39, P = 0.005**r = 0.06, P = 0.867nsr = 0.15, P = 0.278nsr = −0.01, P = 0.973nsr = −0.52, P < 0.001***
NSSr = 0.39, P = 0.567nsr = 0.26, P = 0.063nsr = −0.36, P = 0.263nsr = 0.22, P = 0.113nsr = 0.05, P = 0.886nsr = −0.36, P = 0.009**
hsTNT (pg/mL)n.a.n.a.r = −0.12, P = 0.748nsr = 0.13, P = 0.350nsr = 0.21, P = 0.555r = −0.52, P < 0.001***
proBNP (pg/mL)r = −0.12, P = 0.748nsr = 0.13, P = 0.350nsn.a.n.a.r = 0.01, P = 0.977nsr = −0.12, P = 0.411ns
HbA1c (%/mmol/mol)r = 0.39, P = 0.303nsr = 0.21, P = 0.138nsr = −0.11, P = 0.780nsr = 0.20, P = 0.161nsr = −0.57, P = 0.108nsr = −0.19, P = 0.191ns
Cystatin C (mg/L)r = −0.38, P = 0.282nsr = −0.41, P = 0.003**r = −0.21, P = 0.560nsr = 0.30, P = 0.033*r = −0.05, P = 0.891nsr = −0.29, P = 0.040*
GFR–CKD-EPI (mL/min)r = −0.04, P = 0.923nsr = −0.23, P = 0.013*r = −0.11, P = 0.761nsr = −0.13, P = 0.101nsr = 0.43, P = 0.215nsr = 0.18, P = 0.156ns
Creatinine (mg/dL)r = −0.11, P = 0.760nsr = 0.15, P = 0.284nsr = 0.02, P = 0.964nsr < 0.01, P = 0.982nsr = 0.16, P = 0.663nsr < 0.01, P = 0.956ns
Cholesterol (mg/dL)r = 0.14, P = 0.700nsr = 0.06, P = 0.666nsr = −0.07, P = 0.855nsr = −0.08, P = 0.592nsr = −0.55, P = 0.102nsr = 0.07, P = 0.615ns
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)r = 0.02, P = 0.954nsr = 0.11, P = 0.453nsr = 0.39, P = 0.265nsr = 0.37, P = 0.008**r = −0.56, P = 0.093nsr = −0.10, P = 0.708ns
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)r = 0.13, P = 0.728nsr = 0.02, P = 0.911nsr = −0.21, P = 0.563nsr = −0.16, P = 0.284nsr = −0.49, P = 0.152nsr = 0.08, P = 0.567ns
Triglycerides (mg/dL)r = 0.03, P = 0.927nsr = −0.15, P = 0.306nsr = −0.19, P = 0.609nsr = −0.07, P = 0.618nsr = 0.68, P = 0.029*r = 0.22, P = 0.127ns
  • All values are displayed as mean ± SD. GFR, glomerular filtration rate; n.a., not applicable.

  • Level of significance: nsP > 0.05; *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001.