Table 6

Partial correlation coefficients§ of maternal and cord plasma OxLDL concentration and OxLDL to total LDL ratio with cord plasma metabolic health biomarkers in newborns of fasting mothers at delivery (n=89)

Maternal plasmaCord plasma
Glucose:insulin ratio−*0.25
Proinsulin:insulin ratio0.19*0.19*0.19*0.18*
  • Correlation coefficients in bold, P<0.05.

  • *P<0.05.

  • †P<0.01.

  • ‡P<0.001.

  • §Pearson partial correlation coefficients adjusting for gestational age at maternal and cord blood sampling; data were log-transformed for all biomarkers with skewed crude data distribution in the analyses.

  • LDL, low-density lipoprotein; OxLDL, oxidized low-density lipoprotein.