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Table 4 Correlations between cortisol, aldosterone, NT-pro BNP and CRP on inflammatory and endothelial markers among studied groups

From: Association of cardiac NT pro-β-type natriuretic peptide with metabolic and endothelial risk factors in young obese hypertensive patients: a perspective on the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis activation

  Cortisol Aldosterone NT-pro BNP hs-CRP
TNF-α r = 0.964
P < 0.001
r = 0.971
P < 0.001
r = 0.89
P < 0.001
r = 0.992
P < 0.001
IL-6 r = 0.963
P < 0.001
r = 0.985
P < 0.001
r = 0.861
P < 0.001
r = 0.982
P < 0.001
IL-23 r = 0.83
P < 0.001
r = 0.902
P < 0.001
r = 0.707
P < 0.001
r = 0.899
P < 0.001
hs-CRP r = 0.947
P < 0.001
0.975
P < 0.001
0.881
P < 0.001
ICAM r = 0.943
P < 0.001
r = 0.95
P < 0.001
r = 0.892
P < 0.001
r = 0.979
P < 0.001
VCAM r = 0.986
P < 0.001
r = 0.985
P < 0.001
r = 0.856
P < 0.001
r = 0.961
P < 0.001
p-selectin r = 0.986
P < 0.001
r = 0.973
P < 0.001
r = 0.874
P < 0.001
r = 0.967
P < 0.001
  1. Values are Pearson’s correlations using SPSS program