Table 3.

Simple Pearson correlations between biochemical markers of bone formation in healthy controls and the disease groups.

Healthy controls (n = 48)MM (n = 43)MGUS (n = 40)Benign OPO (n = 40)
TAP vs BAPr = 0.761r = 0.462r = 0.721r = 0.901
TAP vs OCr = 0.582NS3NSr = 0.651
BAP vs OCr = 0.631NSNSr = 0.691