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Table 4 Crosscorrelation between hormone concentrations (23.00 h – 7.00 h):

From: The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone system in patients with depression compared to controls – a sleep endocrine study

  depressed patients correlation coefficient controls correlation coefficient significance
ACTH-cortisol 0.76 ± 0.10 0.79 ± 0.18 n.s.
ACTH-aldosterone 0.65 ± 0.23 0.58 ± 0.32 n.s.
renin-aldosterone 0.07 ± 0.33 0.17 ± 0.18 n.s.
ACTH-renin 0.00 ± 0.28 0.06 ± 0.38 n.s.
renin-cortisol -0.05 ± 0.37 0.04 ± 0.39 n.s.
aldosterone-cortisol 0.68 ± 0.29 0.63 ± 0.28 n.s.