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Table 4 Relationship between Homocysteine, the steroidal hormones (i.e., cortisol (C) and testosterone (T)) and T/C ratio measures

From: Effects of natural polyphenol-rich pomegranate juice on the acute and delayed response of Homocysteine and steroidal hormones following weightlifting exercises: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

VariablesCorrelation
Relationship between Hcy and the steroidal hormones
 Hcy-Testosteroner = −0.5, p = 0.002
 Hcy-Cortisolp = 0.13
 Hcy-T/C ratip = 0.16
Inter-relationship between the steroidal hormones
 Testosterone-Cortisolp = 0.10
 T/C ratio-testosteroner = 0.4, p = 0.02
 T/C ratio-Cortisolr = −0.5, p = 0.003