Table 2—

Spearman correlation coefficients (ρ) for the association between CRP and other factors by diabetes and sex

Nondiabetic men (ρ)Diabetic men (ρ)Nondiabetic women (ρ)Diabetic women (ρ)
BMI0.310.20*0.560.37
WHR0.280.300.380.32
HDL cholesterol−0.28−0.16−0.39−0.2
LDL cholesterol0.160.20*0.25*0.19
Triglycerides0.310.20*0.55*0.25*
sBP0.060.160.300.30
Exercise score0.07−0.13−0.11−0.36
Smoking00.05−0.03−0.07
Alcohol consumption−0.06−0.20*−0.07−0.15
Diabetes duration−0.01−0.04
Insulin dose0.160.36
Albumin excretion rate0.020.22*0.17−0.11
HbA1c0.070.20*0.030.24*
Calcification score0.390.260.320.05
  • *

    * P < 0.05,

  • P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.001.