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Table 3 Pearson and Spearman correlation of FSH with variates which were different among FSH quartile group

From: A low follicle-stimulating hormone level is a protective factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in older men aged over 80

  r/ρ P
Age 0.252 < 0.001
BMI −0.092 0.057
WC −0.081 0.101
DBP 0.024 0.608
High education −0.221 < 0.001
Antihypertensive drug usage 0.087 0.066
MNA-SF score −0.143 0.003
TT −0.276 < 0.001
E2 −0.303 < 0.001
LH 0.800 < 0.001
TG 0.048 0.320
ALT 0.119 0.012
AST 0.156 0.001
  1. Pearson or spearman analysis was used to assess the relationship between FSH level and the various parameters
  2. Abbreviations: ALT Alanine aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase, BMI body mass index, DBP diastolic blood pressure, E2 estradiol, IADL instrumental activities of daily living scales, LH luteinizing hormone, MNA-SF Short-form of Mini Nutritional Assessment, TG triglyceride, TT total testosterone, WC waist circumference