Table 2—

Simple correlations between plasma adhesion molecules and main clinical and biochemical features in type 2 diabetic patients

ICAM-1E-selectinP-selectinVCAM-1
Sex0.064−0.0040.006−0.149
Age0.017−0.060−0.1610.047
BMI0.522*0.516*0.2830.094
TBF0.2870.5650.3360.173
Fat-free mass0.2850.1840.0560.036
Waist girth0.427*0.517*0.3930.188
WHR0.2660.3360.370−0.024
Systolic BP0.1400.0700.1690.177
Diastolic BP0.3300.0090.0470.225
LDL cholesterol−0.0310.3380.189−0.285
HDL cholesterol−0.253−0.0490.099−0.318
Total/HDL cholesterol0.1520.2980.1290.114
Triglycerides0.1350.2510.2400.233
Fasting insulin0.1800.155−0.0030.234
Fasting glucose0.0650.2570.1370.196
HbA1c0.3790.424*0.1110.201
Smoking0.0880.3010.147−0.197
  • BP, blood pressure.

  • *

    * P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.05.