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Table 3 Correlation between maternal serum adiponectin levels in the first 24 h after birth and umbilical cord blood adiponectin (n = 75)

From: Adiponectin levels in maternal serum and umbilical cord blood at birth by mode of delivery: relationship to anthropometric measurements and fetal sex

Mode of delivery Serum adiponectin levels (μg/ml) r P
Vaginal delivery (n = 40) Maternal adiponectin 0.42 0.007a
Umbilical cord blood adiponectin
Cesarean section(n = 35) Maternal adiponectin 0.085 0.62a
Umbilical cord blood adiponectin
  1. a, Spearman correlation