Table 2

Pearson's correlation coefficients between leptin levels (log-transformed) and current weight, body mass index (BMI), weight gain and BMI gain

Patients Controls
1.Controlled for the effects of current weight.
2.Controlled for the effects of current BMI.
*P=0.07; **P < 0.001.
Weight (kg) 0.206 0.104
BMI (kg/m2) 0.545** 0.448**
Weight gain (kg)1 0.508**
BMI gain (kg/m2)2 0.246*