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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation and multiple regression analysis of body adiposity indexes associated with glucose metabolism indexes parameters

From: Assessment of adiposity distribution and its association with diabetes and insulin resistance: a population-based study

  FPG (mmol/L) OGTT 2 h glucose (mmol/L) HbA1c (%) Fasting insulin
r P value St. β P value r P value St. β P value r P value St. β P value r P value St. β P value
BMI 0.15 < 0.0001 0.15 < 0.0001 0.17 < 0.0001 0.17 < 0.0001 0.15 < 0.0001 0.15 < 0.0001 0.46 < 0.0001 0.46 < 0.0001
WC 0.19 < 0.0001 0.17 < 0.0001 0.20 < 0.0001 0.18 < 0.0001 0.19 < 0.0001 0.17 < 0.0001 0.45 < 0.0001 0.49 < 0.0001
WHR 0.18 < 0.0001 0.15 < 0.0001 0.20 < 0.0001 0.18 < 0.0001 0.19 < 0.0001 0.17 < 0.0001 0.28 < 0.0001 0.33 < 0.0001
WHtR 0.18 < 0.0001 0.16 < 0.0001 0.23 < 0.0001 0.20 < 0.0001 0.20 < 0.0001 0.17 < 0.0001 0.47 < 0.0001 0.47 < 0.0001
VAI 0.21 < 0.0001 0.21 < 0.0001 0.27 < 0.0001 0.26 < 0.0001 0.22 < 0.0001 0.21 < 0.0001 0.43 < 0.0001 0.42 < 0.0001
BAI 0.05 < 0.0001 0.09 < 0.0001 0.11 < 0.0001 0.13 < 0.0001 0.07 < 0.0001 0.09 < 0.0001 0.32 < 0.0001 0.35 < 0.0001
LAP 0.22 < 0.0001 0.20 < 0.0001 0.27 < 0.0001 0.25 < 0.0001 0.24 < 0.0001 0.22 < 0.0001 0.52 < 0.0001 0.52 < 0.0001
  1. Multiple regression analysis is adjusted for age and sex
  2. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-height ratio, VAI visceral adiposity index, BAI body adiposity index, LAP lipid accumulation product index, FPG fasting plasma glucose, OGTT oral glucose tolerance test r correlation coefficient, St. β Standardized regression coefficient