Table 2.

Correlation between ALP quartile and parameters of inflammation, liver function, and bone metabolism

ALP QuartileCRPAlbuminALTASTBilirubinCalciumPhosphorusiPTH
CRP0.13a
Albumin0.01−0.12a
ALT0.12a−0.09b−0.01
AST0.16a−0.04−0.10a0.61a
Bilirubin0.02−0.12a0.20a0.12a0.12a
Calcium−0.10a−0.08b0.40a−0.01−0.030.11a
Phosphorus−0.08a0.11a−0.060.03−0.03−0.01−0.31a
iPTH0.13a<0.010.010.01−0.02−0.07−0.42a0.29a
N/L0.09a0.14a−0.01−0.02−0.020.03−0.07b0.04−0.01
  • CRP, C-reactive protein.

  • a Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed).

  • b Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed).