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Table 5 Adjusted Spearman partial correlations for Caucasian and East Asian subgroups

From: Comparison of body mass index and waist circumference as predictors of cardiometabolic health in a population of young Canadian adults

  Men Women
  TC:HDL cholesterol TG TC:HDL cholesterol TG
Caucasians     
   BMIa -0.11 -0.09 0.04 0.02
   WCb 0.27* 0.22* 0.12* 0.06
East Asians     
   BMIa 0.01 -0.11 0.12* 0.05
   WCb 0.23* 0.22* 0.01 0.07
  1. a Adjusted for WC, age, smoking status, physical activity.
  2. b Adjusted for BMI, age, smoking status, physical activity.
  3. * P < 0.05
  4. WC - Waist circumference (cm)
  5. TG - Triglycerides (mmol/L).