Table 2

Partial correlations between leptin levels and clinical variables in patients with schizophrenia, controlled for gender, age and BMI (Spearman's r) (n=74)

Correlation coefficientP values
PANSS total score−0.0390.745
 Positive factor0.1410.230
 Negative factor−0.9700.412
 Cognitive factor−0.0450.707
 Excited factor0.1390.236
 Depressed factor−0.2550.028*
BPRS total score−0.0740.535
  • *Indicated the Bonferroni corrected p value, p<0.05.

  • BMI, body mass index; BPRS, Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale; PANSS, Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale.