Table 3

Association study among liver functions, tumor markers and metabolic parameters in HCC

BMI

IR

QU

GA

GLU

INS

C-peptide

FFA

TC

TG

LDL

HDL


TBIL

r

-0.034

0.02

-0.02

0.092

0.018

0.019

0.043

0.188

0.091

-0.228

0.032

0.236

p

0.663

0.8

0.8

0.222

0.816

0.806

0.573

0.036

0.23

0.002

0.0675

0.002

ALB

r

0.018

0.186

-0.186

-0.248

-0.019

0.196

0.08

-0.08

0.165

-0.016

0.189

-0.009

p

0.813

0.015

0.015

0.001

0.8

0.01

0.296

0.377

0.029

0.838

0.012

0.902

ALT

r

-0.03

-0.013

0.013

0.08

0.102

-0.057

0.056

0.103

-0.024

0.064

-0.057

0.018

p

0.694

0.863

0.863

0.289

0.175

0.459

0.467

0.252

0.753

0.403

0.449

0.814

AST

r

-0.183

-0.217

0.217

0.188

-0.02

-0.241

-0.079

0.161

0.051

-0.073

-0.007

0.141

p

0.017

0.004

0.004

0.013

0.79

0.002

0.305

0.073

0.502

0.339

0.931

0.062

ALP

r

-0.204

-0.25

0.25

0.272

0.043

-0.302

-0.156

0.125

-0.054

-0.012

-0.125

0.111

p

0.008

0.001

0.001

0

0.571

0

0.042

0.166

0.476

0.879

0.098

0.143

GGT

r

-0.099

-0.102

0.102

0.063

-0.036

-0.136

0.033

0.311

0.1

0.063

0.035

0.174

p

0.248

0.232

0.232

0.452

0.665

0.11

0.699

0.002

0.235

0.459

0.675

0.037

PT

r

-0.063

-0.175

0.175

0.231

-0.089

-0.158

-0.15

0.107

-0.29

-0.242

-0.317

-0.084

p

0.412

0.022

0.022

0.002

0.237

0.037

0.049

0.236

0

0.001

0

0.266

AFP

r

-0.071

-0.091

0.091

-0.054

-0.131

-0.065

-0.108

0.069

-0.007

-0.115

-0.005

0.002

p

0.35

0.232

0.232

0.475

0.08

0.393

0.159

0.443

0.924

0.13

0.949

0.974


The correlation between two indicators (liver functions and metabolic parameters), spearman correlation analysis was performed.

* p value < 0.05 was considered statistically significant.

Zhao et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:49   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-49

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