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Table 2 Partial correlation coefficients between metabolic risk factors and adipose tissue areas (age-adjusted)

From: Relationship between deep subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue and metabolic syndrome: a case control study

  Male Female
VAT dSAT sSAT VAT dSAT sSAT
WC (cm) 0.732* 0.753* 0.549* 0.700* 0.634* 0.623*
Glucose (mg/dL) 0.489* 0.351** 0.246*** 0.386** 0.191 0.119
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 0.553* 0.209*** 0.271*** 0.497*** 0.063 0.135
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) −0.579* −0.321** −0.138 −0.485*** −0.222 −0.130
SBP (mmHg) 0.316** 0.306** 0.214*** 0.340** 0.464* 0.317**
DBP (mmHg) 0.146 0.095 0.206 0.302** 0.381* 0.249***
Insulin 0.307** 0.374* 0.415* 0.517* 0.241*** 0.281***
HOMA-IR 0.360** 0.404* 0.427* 0.536* 0.251*** 0.280***
  1. VAT visceral adipose tissue, DSAT deep subcutaneous adipose tissue, SSAT superficial subcutaneous adipose tissue, WC waist circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance
  2. p < 0.001, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.05