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Table 3 Correlations between plasma TIMP-1 and selected parameters of cachexia

From: Elevated systemic levels of the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor TIMP-1 correlate with clinical markers of cachexia in patients with chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

   ASA Height, m Weight, kg BMI, kg/m2 Weight loss, kg Weight loss, % Cachexia (yes or no) Lung function: FEV1, l Lung function: FEV1, % Lung function: FVC, l Lung function: FVC, %
Plasma TIMP-1, ng/ml Spearman’s correlation .305 −.217 .028 .161 .304 .281 .293 −.374 −.246 −.546 −.305
  Significance (2-tailed) .027 .099 .831 .224 .017 .034 .020 .035 .175 .001 .089
  N 53 59 59 59 61 57 63 32 32 32 32