Table 2.

Spearman correlation coefficients of sex steroid hormones and SHBG in control subjects

TSHBGE1E22-OHE12-OHE22-MEOE12-MEOE23-MEOE116-OHE1E317-EPIE31-KETOE216-EPIE34-OHE14-MEOE14-MEOE2
SHBG0.671.00
E10.20a0.05b1.00
E20.340.19a0.651.00
2-OHE10.21a0.10b0.890.571.00
2-OHE20.23a0.13b0.800.500.921.00
2-MEOE10.08b0.01b0.800.540.720.611.00
2-MEOE20.17c0.06b0.740.650.700.600.801.00
3-MEOE10.09b0.01b0.740.450.680.560.880.761.00
16-OHE10.21a0.09b0.900.580.990.910.750.720.711.00
E30.17c0.05b0.900.560.910.830.850.790.830.931.00
17-EPIE30.10b−0.010.790.500.810.660.810.840.830.830.881.00
1-KETOE20.20a0.08b0.900.590.980.900.750.740.730.990.930.841.00
16-EPIE30.14c0.04b0.840.540.830.730.870.830.860.860.930.910.881.00
4-OHE10.20a0.08b0.870.540.980.930.700.680.660.970.900.780.960.811.00
4-MEOE10.10b−0.010.810.590.740.610.950.840.840.760.840.850.760.850.701.00
4-MEOE20.05b−0.080.730.610.650.490.840.940.800.680.770.840.700.840.630.821

NOTE: All correlations are at the P value of <0.0001, except where noted.

Abbreviations: 16-EPIE3, 16-epiestriol; 16-OHE1, 16α-hydroxyestrone; 17-EPIE3, 17-epiestriol; 1-KETOE2, 16-ketoestradiol; 2-MEOE1, 2-methoxyestrone; 2-MEOE2, 2-methoxyestradiol; 2-OHE1, 2-hydroxyestrone; 2-OHE2, 2-hydroxyestradiol; 3-MEOE1, 2-hydroxtestrone-3-methyl ether; 4-MEOE1, 4-methoxyestrone; 4-MEOE2, 4-methoxyestradiol; 4-OHE1, 4-hydroxyestrone; E1, estrone; E2, estradiol; E3, estriol; T, testosterone.