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Table 4 Correlation between serum leptin levels and adiponectin with parameters

From: Serum levels of leptin and adiponectin in patients with multiple sclerosis

Parameter Leptin (pg/ml) Adiponectin (ng/ml)
r P r P
MSSS 0.631  < 0.001* 0.09  > 0.05
EDSS 0.678  < 0.001* 0.03  > 0.05
PI 0.461  < 0.01* 0.22  > 0.05
Disease duration (years) 0.113 0.552 − 0.16  > 0.05
Disease onset (years) − 0.53  < 0.001* 0.03  > 0.05
ARR 0.15 0.428 0.198  < 0.05
BMI (kg/m2) 0.206 0.275 0.13  > 0.05
Systolic BL. Pr 0.315 0.09 0.23  > 0.05
Blood glucose 0.1 0.957 0.36  < 0.001*
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 0.394 0.031* 0.06  > 0.05
TGL (mg/dl) 0.4 0.028* 0.07  > 0.05
LDL (mg/dl) 0.425 0.019* 0.029  > 0.05
HDL (mg/dl) − 0.395 0.031* − 0.05  > 0.05
  1. EDSS Expanded Disability Score, MSSS Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score, PI progression index, r correlation coefficient, BMI body mass index, TGL triglycerides, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, ARR annual relapse rate, *Significant