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Table 3 Correlations between FABP4 and FABP6 levels and anthropometric variables and other parameters

From: High expression of FABP4 and FABP6 in patients with colorectal cancer

Variable CRC group control group
FABP4 FABP6 FABP4 FABP6
r P r P r P r P
Age 0.017 0.867 0.002 0.981 0.020 0.854 0.042 0.631
Sex 0.079 0.436 − 0.019 0.853 − 0.122 0.226 0.120 0.314
BMI 0.277 0.005 0.067 0.511 0.227 0.024 0.035 0.727
WHR 0.182 0.040 0.042 0.631 0.179 0.048 0.102 0.311
SBP − 0.022 0.828 0.248 0.013 − 0.010 0.323 − 0.138 0.172
DBP − 0.046 0.650 0.291 0.003 − 0.045 0.655 0.015 0.883
FPG 0.135 0.182 0.112 0.269 0.116 0.249 0.088 0.385
TG 0.215 0.013 0.091 0.295 0.139 0.150 − 0.001 0.988
TCH 0.044 0.662 − 0.020 0.842 0.041 0.693 0.126 0.147
LDL-C 0.020 0.842 − 0.005 0.957 0.121 0.299 0.049 0.627
HDL-C − 0.076 0.381 − 0.046 0.652 − 0.108 0.309 0.071 0.502
CEA 0.082 0.417 − 0.085 0.399 0.096 0.376 0.047 0.652
CA19-9 − 0.106 0.298 0.117 0.154 0.134 0.185 0.142 0.146
FABP6 0.121 0.193 --- --- 0.163 0.055 --- ---
  1. Correlation coefficients and P values were determined using Spearman correlation analysis. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, WHR waist:hip ratio, TCH total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, FPG fasting plasma glucose, FABP4 fatty acid-binding proteins 4, FABP6 fatty acid-binding proteins 6