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Table 5 Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient (rs) between the measured variablesa in Icelandic and Warmblood horses (n = 73)

From: Weight estimation and hormone concentrations related to body condition in Icelandic and Warmblood horses: a field study

Correlation variablesrsP-value
Leptin × CNS0.37 < 0.01
Leptin × BCS (1–5)0.380.01
Leptin × BCS (1–9)0.340.01
Insulin × CNS0.32 < 0.01
Insulin × BCS (1–5)0.300.01
Insulin × BCS (1–9)0.100.42
Cortisol × CNS0.050.69
Cortisol × BCS (1–5)0.050.70
Cortisol × BCS (1–9)− 0.090.44
Leptin × insulin0.60 < 0.001
Leptin × cortisol0.040.71
Insulin × cortisol0.120.30
CNS × BCS (1–5)0.70 < 0.001
CNS × BCS (1–9)0.48 < 0.001
BCS (1–5)  × BCS (1–9)0.58 < 0.001
  1. aMeasured variables: CNS: cresty neck score; BCS (0–5): body condition score on scale 0–5; BCS (1–9): body condition score on scale 1–9; BW, leptin, insulin and cortisol.