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Table 2 Bivariate correlation analysis with E/E’ ratio

From: Association of epicardial fat with left ventricular diastolic function in subjects with metabolic syndrome: assessment using 2-dimensional echocardiography

Parameter Patients with metabolic syndrome Patients without metabolic syndrome
Correlation coefficient p-value Correlation coefficient p-value
Age 0.412 <0.001 0.447 <0.001
SBP 0.296 <0.001 0.194 <0.001
DBP 0.032 0.548 0.078 0.008
PP 0.345 <0.001 0.194 <0.001
BMI 0.027 0.620 0.188 <0.001
WC -0.034 0.527 0.181 <0.001
Glucose 0.089 0.098 0.165 <0.001
HbA1C 0.155 0.004 0.146 <0.001
T. cholesterol -0.087 0.107 -0.014 0.629
Triglyceride -0.017 0.757 0.026 0.381
HDL cholesterol 0.032 0.547 0.019 0.514
LDL cholesterol -0.112 0.038 -0.036 0.228
hsCRP -0.070 0.277 0.072 0.053
EAT by TTE 0.142 0.008 0.041 0.166
LVEF 0.080 0.137 0.046 0.120
LA size 0.266 <0.001 0.273 <0.001
  1. BMI; body mass index, DBP; diastolic blood pressure, EAT; epicardial adipose tissue, HbA1C; glycated hemoglobin, HDL; high-density lipoprotein, hsCRP; high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, LA; left atrium, LVEF; left ventricular ejection fraction, LDL; low-density lipoprotein, PP; pulse pressure, SBP; systolic blood pressure, T.chol; total cholesterol, TTE; transthoracic echocardiography, WC; waist circumference.