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Table 5 Correlation between 25-OH-vitamin D and degree of depression score and clinical and laboratory measures

From: Association between vitamin D status and depression in children with chronic liver disease

Variables 25-OH-vitamin D (ng/ml) Depression score
r p r p
Liver span (cm) − .059 0.654 .108 .409
Spleen size (cm) − .140 0.286 − .20 .879
Hemoglobin (g/dL) − .056 0.669 − .263* .042
Platelets (× 103/mm3) − .120 0.36 .098 .457
WBC (× 103/mm3) 0.079 0.546 − .005 .972
ALT (U/L) − .370** 0.004 .186* < .05
AST (U/L) − .399** 0.002 .174* < .05
PT (s) 0.008 0.951 .165 .208
PTT (s) − .060 0.647 .270 .077
INR − .097 0.459 .152 .248
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) − .058 0.658 .112 .395
Direct bilirubin (mg/dL) − .057 0.666 .039 .767
Albumin (g/dL) 0.053 0.689 − .367** .004
ALP (IU/L) − .066 .618 − .058 .660
FI − .444** < 0.001 .507** .000
HAI − .293* 0.023 .442** .000
Depression score − .286* 0.027
  1. Spearman’s correlation was used
  2. r correlation coefficient, FI degree of fibrosis, HAI histological activity index, WBC white blood cells, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, PT prothrombin time, PTT partial thromboplastin time, INR international normalized ratio, ALP alkaline phosphatase, IgG immunoglobulin G
  3. *Significant, **Highly significant