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Table 5 Correlation between baseline fatigue and cerebrospinal fluid levels of adipokines and neuropeptides

From: Exercise and obesity in fibromyalgia: beneficial roles of IGF-1 and resistin?

  MFIGF Adiponectin CSF Leptin CSF Resistin CSF NPY CSF NGF CSF
FIQ fatigue r = 0.623
P <0.001
n = 48
r = -0.444
P = 0.026
n = 25
r = -0.233
P = 0.263
n = 25
r = -0.365
P = 0.073
n = 25
r = -0.111
P = 0.607
n = 24
r = -0.243
P = 0.243
n = 25
MFIGF   r = -0.508
P = 0.01
n = 25
r = -0.189
P = 0.365
n = 25
r = -0.316
P = 0.123
n = 25
r = 0.014
P = 0.947
n = 24
r = 0.219
P = 0.293
n = 25
  1. Correlation between baseline fatigue (FIQ and MFIGF) and cerebrospinal fluid levels of adiponectin, leptin, resistin, NPY and NGF. r, Spearman's correlation coefficient; P, P-value; n, number; FIQ, Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire; MFIGF, Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory subscale of General Fatigue; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; NPY, neuropeptide Y; NGF, nerve growth factor.
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