Table 2—

Pearson correlation coefficients between log[Lp(a)] and continuous covariates and ABI by sex

VariablesMenWomenTotal
n243314557
Age0.150*0.0400.092*
BMI−0.164*−0.108−0.133
WHR0.047−0.059−0.023
Diabetes duration0.131*0.0120.065
Systolic blood pressure0.011−0.0010.006
Diastolic blood pressure−0.084−0.019−0.046
FPG−0.1210.026−0.041
Total cholesterol0.156*0.2140.189
Triglyceride−0.138*−0.111*−0.120
HDL cholesterol0.0770.0230.034
LDL cholesterol0.1250.1990.169
ABI
 All patients−0.261−0.108−0.185
 Patients with PAD−0.108 (n = 16)−0.176 (n = 29)−0.340* (n = 45)
 Patients without PAD−0.101 (n = 227)−0.019 (n = 285)−0.073 (n = 512)
  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • 0.05 < P < 0.1;

  • P < 0.01.