Table 1

Correlation of plamsa leptin, leptin soluble receptor (sOB-R), and sOB-R:Leptin ratio with anthopometric measurements and their Z scores in term infants

Leptin ng/mL

Leptin soluble receptor ng/mL

sOB-R:Leptin molar ratio


Absolute measurements

Weight

-0.29

0.29

-0.14

Length

-0.44*

0.23

-0.30

Weight:length ratio

0.45*

-0.25

0.30

Z scores

Weight

0.58*

0.22

0.66*

Length

0.05

0.29

0.21

Weight for length

0.57*

0.17

0.62*


Pearson correlation with 2 tailed significance: * p ≤ 0.01

Koo et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:11   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-11

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