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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation of adiponectin, leptin and LAR with parameters of metabolic syndrome

From: Association of the leptin-to-adiponectin ratio with metabolic syndrome in a sub-Saharan African population

  Adiponectin Leptin LAR
R p R P r p
IMC (kg/m2) −0.297* 0.000 0.649* 0.000 0.669* 0.000
WC (cm) −0.297* 0.000 0.560* 0.000 0.595* 0.000
SBP (mm Hg) 0.013 0.820 0.045 0.416 0.034 0. 537
DBP (mm Hg) −0.005 0.921 0.116* 0.036 0.099 0.073
Blood glucose (mmol/L) −0.042 0.443 −0.014 0.797 0.013 0.814
TG (mmol/L) −0.140* 0.011 0.150* 0.007 0.190* 0.001
HDL-c (mmol/L) 0.095 0.087 −0.012 0.833 −0.058 0.296
Insulin (µU/mL) −0.123 0.059 0.332* 0.000 0.333* 0.000
HOMA-IR −0.139* 0.032 0.288* 0.000 0.306* 0.000
  1. WC waist circumference, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, TG triglycerides, HDL-c high density lipoprotein-cholesterol, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, * Significant correlation