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Table 2 Meaningful correlations found between TGT parameters of MPslag time, ETP, Peak, ttPeak, startTail parameters and other demographic/laboratory data

From: Relationship between circulating microparticles and hypertension and other cardiac disease biomarkers in the elderly

Variables Whole group Control group Patient group
MPs lag time Age rs = − 0.217 p = 0.038 rs = − 0.273 p = 0.063  
  Lymphocyte    r = − 0.377 p = 0.015
MPs ETP CRP rs = 0.393 p < 0.0001 rs = 0.472 p < 0.001  
  PDW rs = − 0.273 p = 0.015 rs = − 0.401 p = 0.006  
  MPV rs = − 0.271 p = 0.015 r = − 0.364 p = 0.013  
  PCT    r = − 0.374 p = 0.029
MPs Peak CRP rs = 0.308 p = 0.004 rs = 0.332 p = 0.023  
  PLT   rs = 0.324 p = 0.026  
  PDW rs = − 0.233 p = 0.035 rs = − 0.445 p = 0.002  
  MPV rs = − 0.272 p = 0.013 rs = − 0.478 p < 0.001  
MPs ttPeak Age rs = − 0.230 p = 0.028   
MPs startTail Age rs = −0.261 p = 0.013 rs = − 0.350 p = 0.016  
  CRP rs = 0.238 p = 0.028 rs = 0.314 p = 0.032  
  1. r Pearson correlation coefficient
  2. rs Spearman correlation coefficient