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Table 2 Correlation between leptin and cinical and biochemical parameters in adolescents with CDGP

From: Association of ghrelin and leptin with reproductive hormones in constitutional delay of growth and puberty

Parameters R P- value
Age (years) 0.13 0.5
Weight (kg) 0.62 < 0.001*
Height (cm) 0.79 0.002*
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 0.87 < 0.001*
Testicular volume(ml) 0.37 0.049*
Bone age(years) 0.52 0.011*
Bone age delay(years) -0.47 0.012*
FSH (iu/ml) 0.44 0.04*
LH (iu/ml) 0.42 0.038*
Testosterone (ng/ml) 0.43 0.039*
Ghrelin (ng/ml) - 0.56 0.005*
  1. CDGP: Constitutional delay of growth and puberty; BMI: Body mass index;
  2. FSH: Follicle stimulating hormone; LH: Luteinizing hormone; *P is significant if < 0.05