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Table 3 Correlation between serum elastase and clinical and metabolic parameters in obese prehypertensive women

From: Elevated serum neutrophil elastase is related to prehypertension and airflow limitation in obese women

Characteristics R P-value
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 0.37 0.05 *
WC (cm) 0.53 0.01 **
SBP (mm Hg) 0.4 0.02*
DBP (mm Hg) 0.48 0.01**
TC (mg %) 0.49 0.03*
TG (mg %) 0.62 0.009**
LDL-c (mg %) 0.45 0.02 *
HDL (mg %) - 0.51 0.03*
hs-CRP (μg/ml) 0.7 < 0.001***
FEV 1 % - 0.28 0.13
FVC % - 0.17 0.37
FEV 1 /FVC - 0.28 0.32
  1. * p ≤ 0.05 ** p ≤ 0.01 *** p ≤ 0.001
  2. BMI: Body mass index
  3. WC: Waist circumference
  4. SBP: Systolic blood pressure
  5. DBP: Diastolic blood pressure
  6. TC: Total cholesterol
  7. TG: Triglyceride
  8. LDL-c: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol
  9. HDL-c: High density lipoprotein cholesterol
  10. hs-CRP: High sensitivity C-reactive protein
  11. FEV1%: Forced expiratory volume in one second
  12. FVC %: Forced vital capacity