Table 2—

Relationships between inflammatory and endothelial markers

AdiponectinCRPIL-6TNF-αsPLA2sE-selectinsICAM-1sVCAM-1vWF
Adiponectin1.0−0.25−0.20*0.002−0.22*−0.20*−0.130.020.03
CRP1.00.560.110.430.140.290.16−0.03
IL-61.00.140.360.130.22*0.11−0.0005
TNF-α1.00.250.160.120.140.05
sPLA21.00.21*0.340.18*0.08
sE-selectin1.00.360.260.14
sICAM-11.00.300.06
sVCAM-11.00.52
vWF1.0
  • Spearman correlations:

  • *

    * P < 0.05,

  • P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.001. Spearman r values in bold when P < 0.05. Each individual was included only once, because of missing values there were 127 individuals with measurements of CRP, TNF-α, sPLA2, sE-selectin, sICAM-1, sVCAM-1, and vWF; 126 with measurements of IL-6; and 128 with measurements of adiponectin.