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Table 2 Pearson correlation between hepatic markers and baseline characteristics of the subjects.

From: Association of liver enzymes with incident type 2 diabetes: A nested case control study in an Iranian population

  γ-glutamyl transferase Alanin aminotranferase Aspartate aminotransferase
Body mass index 0.113 0.014 -0.046
Waist circumference 0.300** 0.176 0.053
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.440** 0.276** 0.173
Systolic blood pressure 0.122 -0.062 -0.006
Diastolic blood pressure 0.168 0.022 0.104
Fasting plasma glucose 0.308** 0.200* 0.016
2-hours plasma glucose 0.108 0.312** 0.005
Fasting insulin 0.117 0.081 0.000
Triglycerides 0.263** 0.022 0.048
HDL-cholesterol -0.129 0.005 0.134
C-reactive protein 0.159* -0.084 0.013
  1. All of the hepatic markers as well as fasting insulin, Triglycerides and C-reactive protein were log transformed before analysis.
  2. *Correlation was significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).
  3. **Correlation was significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).