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Table 4 Pearson correlation coefficient between plasma ghrelin (ng/ml) with clinical, anthropometric, laboratory, and phenotype characteristics of obese groups

From: Impact of weight loss on plasma ghrelin level, clinical, and metabolic features of obese women with or without polycystic ovary syndrome

 Obese group (n = 110)
Obese non-PCOS group, N = 60Obese PCOS group, N = 50
rPrP
Body mass index (kg/m2)− 0.252˂ 0.001*− 0.282˂ 0.0 1*
Waist/hip ratio− 0.244*˂ 0.001*− 0.307˂ 0.001*
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)− 0.1080.261− 0.0800.579
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)− 0.0140.881− 0.1490.302
Hirsutism score− 0.1250.192− 0.0990.494
Ovarian volume− 0.1090.257− 0.1330.358
AFC− 0.1220.203− 0.491˂ 0.001*
FMI%− 0.204˂ 0.001*− 0.307˂ 0.001*
FFMI%− 0.238˂ 0.001*− 0.282˂ 0.001*
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)− 0.345˂ 0.001*− 0.1690.241
Triglycerides (mg/dL)− 0.406˂ 0.001*− 0.2460.085
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)− 0.570˂ 0.001*− 0.0150.917
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)0.0410.6670.1180.413
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dL)− 0.296˂ 0.001*− 0.443˂ 0.001*
Fasting serum insulin (lU/mL)− 0.266˂ 0.001*− 0.396˂ 0.001*
HbA1c (%)− 0.365˂ 0.001*− 0.521˂ 0.001*
HOMA-IR− 0.345˂ 0.001*− 0.285˂ 0.001*
HOMA B0.1110.248− 0.0610.674
FSH (mIU/mL)− 0.1870.0510.1430.320
LH (mIU/mL)− 0.1190.214− 0.0220.878
LH/FSH− 0.0280.772− 0.1310.364
DHEA-S (mg/mL)− 0.000.967− 0.733˂ 0.001*
Total testosterone (ng/mL)− 0.0610.527− 0.454˂ 0.001*
Androstenedione (ng/mL)− 0.1510.114− 0.462˂ 0.001*
  1. *p ˂ 0.05