Table 4

Partial correlation coefficients (r) between cord blood RBP-4, leptin, HMW and total adiponectin and birth weight z score

RBP-4LeptinHMW adiponectinTotal adiponectin
Adiponectin, HMW0.070.18**
Adiponectin, total0.050.090.85***
Birth weight, z score0.15**0.37***0.12*0.15*
  • Data presented are Pearson partial correlation adjusting for gestational age at delivery/cord blood sampling.

  • *P<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001.

  • HMW, high molecular weight; RBP-4, retinol-binding protein 4.