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Table 1 Correlation of plamsa leptin, leptin soluble receptor (sOB-R), and sOB-R:Leptin ratio with anthopometric measurements and their Z scores in term infants

From: Developmental variations in plasma leptin, leptin soluble receptor and their molar ratio in healthy infants

  Leptin ng/mL Leptin soluble receptor ng/mL sOB-R:Leptin molar ratio
Absolute measurements
Weight -0.29 0.29 -0.14
Length -0.44* 0.23 -0.30
Weight:length ratio 0.45* -0.25 0.30
Z scores
Weight 0.58* 0.22 0.66*
Length 0.05 0.29 0.21
Weight for length 0.57* 0.17 0.62*
  1. Pearson correlation with 2 tailed significance: * p ≤ 0.01