Table 4

Correlation between PGs expression in situ and in serum
In situ PGI and serum PGI In situ PGII and serum PGII In situ PGI/II and serum PGI/II In situ PGI and In situ PGII Serum PGI and Serum PGII
R P value R P value R P value R P value R P value
Total −0.017 0.815 −0.138 0.063 0.131 0.076 0.737 <0.001 0.687 <0.001
NOR 0.135 0.492 0.124 0.529 0.291 0.132 0.340 0.076 0.766 <0.001
GS 0.122 0.320 0.164 0.181 −0.046 0.707 0.527 <0.001 0.705 <0.001
GA −0.131 0.356 −0.139 0.324 0.307 0.027 0.540 <0.001 0.613 <0.001
GC / / 0.091 0.639 / / / / 0.730 <0.001

Note: All the correlation coefficients were calculated by partial correlation controlling for the status of sex and age. Analyses results with P < 0.05 were highlighted in bold characters.

Li et al.

Li et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:22   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-22

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