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Table 2 Correlation between fat distribution and chronic inflammatory markers (correcting for age and sex)

From: The relationship between regional abdominal fat distribution and both insulin resistance and subclinical chronic inflammation in non-diabetic adults

Fat distribution Intra-peritoneal fat (cm3) Retro-peritoneal fat (cm3) Subcutaneous fat (cm3) Total body fat (cm3)
Markers     
Hs-CRP (ng/ml) r = 0.29, p = 0.004 r = 0.20, p = 0.084 r = 0.13, p = 0.216 r = 0.29, p = 0.004
Adiponectin (μg/ml) r = -0.20, p = 0.046 r = -0.13, p = 0.222 r = 0.19, p = 0.335 r = -0.29, p = 0.005
leptin (ng/ml) r = 0.44, p < 0.001 r = 0.36, p = 0.005 r = 0.54, p < 0.001 r = 0.61, p < 0.001
TNF-α (pg/ml) r = 0.05, p = 0.666 r = -0.36, p = 0.171 r = 0.08, p = 0.886 r = -0.08, p = 0.403
resistin (ng/ml) r = 0.08, p = 0.427 r = 0.03, p = 0.740 r = 0.05, p = 0.654 r = 0.03, p = 0.806
HOMA r = 0.23, p < 0.001 r = 0.02, p = 0.729 r = 0.05, p = 0.270 r = 0.18, p = 0.075