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Table 4 Correlation of Inflammatory Markers with Bone Mineral Density and Osteoporosis Biomarkers in Healthy Post-menopausal Women

From: Long-term aerobic exercise and omega-3 supplementation modulate osteoporosis through inflammatory mechanisms in post-menopausal women: a randomized, repeated measures study

  TNF-α (pg/ml) IL-6 (pg/ml) PGE2 (pg/ml)
   Regression   Regression   Regression
  Correlation RC *P < Correlation RC *P < Correlation RC *P <
L 2 -L 4 BMD (g/cm2) -.289 -49.8 *0.002 -.126 -25.1 0.123 -.219 -8.7 *0.005
Femoral neck BMD (g/cm2) -0.238 -25.9 *0.049 -.097 -21.3 0.174 -.264 -6.6 *0.030
Estrogen (pg/ml) -.283 -0.7 *0.001 .065 0.30 0.171 -.223 -0.12 *0.004
Osteocalcin (ng/ml) -.281 -0.7 *0.001 -.157 -0.37 0.085 -.249 -0.13 *0.001
1, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D 3 (pg/ml) -0.101 -0.1 0.147 -.048 -0.06 0.545 -.123 -0.03 0.103
CTX (ng/ml) 0.143 24.1 0.078 .119 20.9 0.137 .067 2.3 0.405
PTH (pg/ml) 0.109 0.06 0.207 .216 0.13 *0.005 .115 0.01 0.162
CT(pg/ml) -.484 -1.7 *0.001 -.169 -0.59 *0.027 -.424 -0.29 *0.001
Ca2+ (mg/dl) 0.115 3.3 0.117 .007 0.48 0.850 .113 0.69 0.258
Phosphorus (mg/dl) 0.067 2.9 0.342 .036 1.68 0.596 .172 1.34 0.127
  1. *: P < 0.05, Adjusted for the group through the study based on mixed model.
  2. RC: Regression coefficient