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Table 4 Correlations between serum levels of the 3 biomarkers

From: Type X collagen levels are elevated in serum from human osteoarthritis patients and associated with biomarkers of cartilage degradation and inflammation

   C-Col10 C2M
C-Col10 Correlation Coefficient n. a. 0.545
Significance Level P n. a. <0.0001
hsCRP Correlation Coefficient 0.233 0.071
  Significance Level P <0.0001 0.2487
  1. Pearson’s correlations were done on log transformed data. C-Col10: C-terminus of ColX assay; C2M: MMP-derived collagen type II fragment assay; hsCRP: high sensitive CRP assay.