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Table 2 The Pearson correlation between ln[homocysteine] and cardio-metabolic risk factors

From: The association between homocysteine levels and cardiovascular disease risk among middle-aged and elderly adults in Taiwan

Variable ln[homocysteine]
Unadjusted Adjusted for age
Correlation p value Correlation p value
Age (year) 0.092 0.068 N/A N/A
ln[FRS (%)] 0.368  < 0.001 0.391  < 0.001
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dL) 0.103 0.040 0.094 0.063
TG (mg/dL) 0.025 0.618 0.408 0.521
HDL-C (mg/dl) − 0.216  < 0.001 − 0.495  < 0.001
LDL-C (mg/dl) − 0.082 0.103 − 0.047 0.348
Uric Acid (mg/dL) 0.351  < 0.001 0.299  < 0.001
waist circumference (cm) 0.287  < 0.001 0.397  < 0.001
SBP (mmHg) 0.152 0.002 0.555  < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 0.165 0.001 0.484  < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 0.214  < 0.001 0.325  < 0.001
  1. FRS, Framingham cardiovascular risk score; TG, triglyceride; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; BMI, body mass index