Table 3

Partial correlation coefficients of maternal and cord plasma OxLDL concentration and OxLDL to LDL ratio with metabolic health biomarkers in newborns in a singleton birth cohort (N=248)

Maternal plasmaCord plasma
Cord plasmaOxLDLOxLDL:LDLOxLDLOxLDL:LDL
OxLDL0.57†0.53†
OxLDL:LDL ratio0.57†0.47†0.89†
Glucose:insulin ratio0.120.040.24†0.23†
Proinsulin:insulin ratio0.17‡0.17‡0.20‡0.20‡
Leptin−0.06−0.02−0.11−0.10
Adiponectin−0.14−0.130.010.02
  • Correlation coefficients in bold, p<0.05.

  • *P<0.025.

  • †P<0.001.

  • ‡P<0.01.

  • §Pearson partial correlation coefficients of log-transformed biomarker data adjusting for gestational age at maternal and cord blood sampling.

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