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Table 2 Pearson correlations between biomarkers

From: Association between biomarkers of tissue inflammation and progression of osteoarthritis: evidence from the Rotterdam study cohort

  CRPM CRP COMP uCTX-II
C1M Correlation coefficient 0.330 0.580 -0.111 0.033
p value <0.0001 <0.0001 0.001 0.223
CRPM Correlation coefficient   0.248 -0.015 -0.004
p value   <0.0001 0.598 0.896
CRP Correlation coefficient    -0.104 -0.041
p value    0.0001 0.135
COMP Correlation coefficient     0.159
p value     <0.0001
  1. The correlations were adjusted for sex, age, and body mass index
  2. CRPM matrix metalloproteinase-dependent degradation of CRP, CRP C-reactive protein, COMP cartilage oligomeric protein, uCTX-II (urinary) type II collagen degradation, C1M connective tissue type I collagen turnover