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Table 3 Correlation coefficients of SHBG with metabolic parameters for all subjects, boys and girls

From: Gender-specific associations of serum sex hormone-binding globulin with features of metabolic syndrome in children

Parameters All subjects Boys Girls
N 509 265 244
Age (years) −0.224** −0.311** −0.123
BMI (kg/m2) −0.399** −0.390** −0.399**
Waist circumference (cm) −0.104* −0.128* −0.073
Hip circumference (cm) −0.068 −0.107 −0.027
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) −0.319** −0.339** −0.284**
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) −0.045 −0.087 0.009
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) −0.007 −0.061 0.039
Glucose (mmol/l) −0.076 −0.046 −0.127
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/l) 0.280** 0.311** 0.236**
Triglycerides (mmol/l)a −0.206** −0.242** −0.166*
  1. Data presented as coefficient (R)
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01
  3. aDenotes log transformed