Table 2.

Spearman correlation coefficients between markers of mineral metabolism and inflammation

VariableIL-6CRPTNF-αFibrinogen
FGF230.380.180.350.32
Serum calcium−0.14−0.04a−0.10−0.06
Serum phosphate0.140.03a0.230.26
Parathyroid hormone0.270.120.250.26
25D−0.27−0.14−0.14−0.18
1,25D−0.22−0.10−0.22−0.17
Fraction excretion of phosphate 0.090.01a0.160.07
Body mass index0.260.340.04a0.24
Estimated GFR−0.26−0.07−0.39−0.28
  • Given the large number of tests, we report correlations for which significance reached P<0.001. CRP, C-reactive protein; FGF23, fibroblast growth factor 23; 25D, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D; 1,25D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D.

  • a P≥0.001; all other correlations are statistically significant.