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Table 4 Associations between acute phase reactants and indicators of obesity and insulin resistance

From: Preliminary evidence for obesity-associated insulin resistance in adolescents without elevations of inflammatory cytokines

CRP Correlation Coefficient p-value Fibrinogen Correlation Coefficient p-value
BMI 0.748 0.000** BMI 0.490 0.000**
Waist Circumference 0.785 0.000** Waist Circumference 0.532 0.000**
Waist:Height 0.774 0.000** Waist:Height 0.550 0.000**
HOMA-IR 0.520 0.000** HOMA-IR 0.475 0.001**
  1. **denotes a p-value of ≤0.010.
  2. Body mass index (BMI); homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR).