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Table 3 Correlation between ghrelin 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) - 0.15 0.4
Weight (kg) - 0.39 0.03*
Height (cm) - 0.48 0.02*
BMI (kg/m 2 ) - 0.46 0.02*
Testicular volume(ml) - 0.43 0.04*
Bone age(years) - 0.35 0.043*
Bone age delay(years) 0.53 0.008*
FSH (iu/ml) - 0.45 0.03*
LH (iu/ml) - 0.49 0.01*
Testosterone (ng/ml) - 0.39 0.032*
  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