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Table 3 Pearson correlation between urinary hepcidin and clinico-laboratory parameters

From: Urinary hepcidin level as an early predictor of iron deficiency in children: A case control study

  Urinary hepcidin-25 level
  r p
Age (year) 0.112 > 0.05
Gender (male/female) 0.125 > 0.05
Body weight (kg) 0.137 > 0.05
Hb (g/dl) 0.488 < 0.01
Hematocrit (%) 0.434 < 0.01
MCV (fl) 0.325 < 0.01
MCHC (%) 0.364 < 0.01
Serum iron (ug/dl) 0.378 < 0.01
TIBC (mg/dl) -0.431 < 0.01
Transferrin (umol/L) -0.398 < 0.01
Transferrin saturation (%) 0.306 < 0.01
Ferritin (ng/ml) 0.431 < 0.01
  1. P > 0.05 = non significant, P < 0.05 = significant, P < 0.01 = highly significant.