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Table 2 Linear and multiple regression analysis of anthropometric and metabolic parameters associated with RBP4 in subjects studied

From: Serum retinol-binding protein 4 levels are elevated but do not contribute to insulin resistance in newly diagnosed Chinese hypertensive patients

  Simple Multiple
Variable Estimate p-value Estimate p-value
BMI (kg/m2) _ _ _ _
WC (cm) _ _ _ _
WHR _ _ -0.175 0.003
SBP (mmHg) 0.377 0.000 0.397 0.000
DBP (mmHg) 0.288 0.000 _ _
UA (µmol/l) 0.014 0.796 _ _
TG (mmol/l) 0.106 0.055 _ _
TC (mmol/l) 0.014 0.802 _ _
LDL-C mmol/l) 0.031 0.612 _ _
HDL-C (mmol/l) 0.067 0.268 _ _
FBG (mmol/l) 0.045 0.416 _ _
FINS (pmol/l) 0.068 0.219 _ _
HOMA-IR 0.075 0.177 _ _
HOMA-β 0.121 0.028 _ _
Drinking _ _ 0.181 0.002
  1. In multiple regression analyses, p-values were calculated after adjusting for BMI, WC and WHR.
  2. TG, FINS, HOMA-IR and HOMA-β were log transformed before analysis.