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Table 2 Simple correlation analysis of ALP and other variables

From: Association between circulating CD34-positive cells and serum alkaline phosphatase in relation to body mass index for elderly Japanese men

  Total subjects BMI <23 kg/m2 BMI ≥23 kg/m2
r p r p r p
No. of participants 272 122 150
Age 0.16 0.010 0.22 0.017 0.11 0.165
Systolic blood pressure 0.11 0.072 0.10 0.287 0.16 0.056
Diastolic blood pressure 0.06 0.364 0.08 0.383 0.09 0.255
Body mass index (BMI) −0.08 0.190 −0.14 0.115 0.12 0.156
Alcohol consumption −0.20 <0.001 −0.13 0.149 −0.24 0.003
Smoking status 0.05 0.423 0.05 0.567 0.03 0.698
Serum HDL-cholesterol (HDL) −0.19 0.002 −0.13 0.140 −0.30 <0.001
Serum triglycerides (TG) 0.29 <0.001 0.24 0.008 0.36 <0.001
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) 0.04 0.536 0.04 0.635 0.06 0.454
Serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST) 0.13 0.033 0.05 0.583 0.20 0.013
Serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) 0.08 0.205 0.04 0.670 0.15 0.061
Serum γ-glutamyltranspeptidase (γ-GTP) 0.09 0.119 0.01 0.879 0.16 0.046
Serum creatinine −0.07 0.279 −0.12 0.190 0.002 0.980
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) 0.07 0.263 0.09 0.306 −0.02 0.773
Serum calcium (Ca) −0.11 0.078 −0.12 0.175 −0.08 0.325
Serum phosphorus (P) −0.08 0.191 −0.10 0.266 −0.07 0.385
  1. Alcohol consumption [never drinker, former drinker, current drinker (<23, 23–45, 46–68, ≥69 g/week)] and smoking status (never smoker, former smoker, current smoker)