Table 3.

Spearman correlation in the first cycle of blood collection between the luteal phase and follicular phase hormones and SHBG among all women

Endogenous factorsEstradiolEstroneEstrone sulfateProgesteroneTestosteroneAndrostenedioneDHEADHEASSHBGProlactinIGF-IIGFBP-3
Estradiol1.00.50*0.070.39*0.170.110.01−0.070.26*0.07−0.01−0.05
Estrone0.35*1.00.43*0.050.36*0.34*0.150.06−0.010.10−0.04−0.08
Estrone sulfate0.160.54*1.0−0.040.170.23*0.180.35*−0.17−0.140.07−0.04
Progesterone1.00.000.07−0.020.030.29*−0.24−0.000.06
Testosterone0.070.30*0.141.00.77*0.56*0.38*0.24*0.090.11−0.06
Androstenedione−0.010.080.030.81*1.00.72*0.41*0.160.120.190.02
DHEA−0.03−0.310.130.64*0.78*1.00.68*0.100.210.140.02
DHEAS−0.18−0.040.40*0.40*0.54*0.73*1.0−0.08−0.020.110.07
SHBG0.40*0.21*−0.080.20*0.08−0.20−0.30*1.0−0.05−0.20*−0.30*
Prolactin−0.070.06−0.060.21*0.30*0.26−0.03−0.22*1.00.040.02
IGF-I0.20−0.100.020.180.29*0.33*0.05−0.190.201.00.61*
IGFBP-3−0.00−0.19−0.05−0.030.150.220.03−0.150.070.79*1.0
  • NOTE: See Table 1 for abbreviations. Follicular phase correlations (bottom left portion of the table) are bolded whereas the luteal phase correlations (top right portion of the table) are not.

  • * P < 0.05.