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Table 3 Partial correlations between SLC6A4 methylation, chronic stress, and recent depressive symptoms

From: Influence of life stress, 5-HTTLPR genotype, and SLC6A4 methylation on gene expression and stress response in healthy Caucasian males

  SLC6A4 methylation
Average F1 F2 F3
All
Recent depressive symptoms .22 .30* .08 −.17
Chronic stress .05 .20* −.04 −.16
S group
Recent depressive symptoms .28 .41** .08 −.16
Chronic stress .20 .41** .01 −.25
LL
Recent depressive symptoms −.02 .14 −.11 −.23
Chronic stress −.16 −.11 .04 −.10
  1. Note. Partial correlations controlling for age and LINE-1 methylation. * P < .05; ** P < .01. Significant correlations are shown in italics.