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Table 2 Spearman correlation coefficients between irisin plasma levels and cardiometabolic and anthropometric parameters

From: Myokine–adipokine cross-talk: potential mechanisms for the association between plasma irisin and adipokines and cardiometabolic risk factors in Mexican children with obesity and the metabolic syndrome

  BMI %BMI BMI z-score WC% MM FFM Fat% FM LF ratio PAdpw PAhpd Pahpw SBP% DBP% Glc TG HDL-C #RF
Irisin − 0.520*** − 0.472*** − 0.496*** − 0.453*** − 0.163 − 0.257** − 0.532*** − 0.515*** 0.489*** 0.105 0.124 0.045 0.013 0.19 − 0.068 − 0.291** 0.328*** − 0.443***
BMI   0.874*** 0.866*** 0.790*** 0.316*** 0.649*** 0.884*** 0.933*** − 0.850*** − 0.227* − 0.23* − 0.202* 0.15*** − 0.061*** 0.263** 0.556*** − 0.586*** − 0.736***
BMI%    0.986*** 0.906*** 0.19* 0.381*** 0.844*** 0.815*** − 0.706*** − 0.157 − 0.169 − 0.158* 0.022 − 0.087 0.123 0.486*** − 0.455*** 0.742***
BMI z-score     0.889*** 0.187* 0.398*** 0.831*** 0.812*** − 0.799*** − 0.148 − 0.165 − 0.132 0.045*** − 0.108*** 0.142 0.498*** − 0.463*** − 0.727***
WC%      0.212* 0.349*** 0.797*** 0.773*** − 0.747*** − 0.105 − 0.102 − 0.072 − 0.079 − 0.021 0.153 0.474*** − 0.451*** 0.783***
MM       0.537*** 0.223* 0.329*** 0.049 0.117 0.121 0.154 0.196 0.197 0.151 0.222* − 0.247** 0.261*
FFM        0.442*** 0.636*** − 0.465*** − 0.082 − 0.065 − 0.026 0.107*** − 0.177*** 0.405*** 0.25** − 0.344*** 0.386***
Fat%         0.958*** − 0.916*** − 0.198* − 0.147 − 0.136 0.043*** 0.032*** 0.142 0.569*** − 0.498 0.747***
FM          − 0.902*** − 0.209* − 0.174 − 0.144 0.078*** − 0.019*** 0.233** 0.561*** − 0.532*** 0.753***
LF ratio           0.277** 0.228* 0.226** − 0.009 0.108 − 0.199* − 0.498*** 0.461*** − 0.685***
PAdpw            0.853*** 0.973*** − 0.152 0.075 − 0.035 − 0.177 0.222 − 0.136
PAhpd             0.928*** − 0.157 0.059 − 0.017 − 0.086 0.167 − 0.091
PAhpw              − 0.14 0.091 0.002 − 0.142 0.177* − 0.114
SBP%               0.415*** 0.108 0.201 − 0.051 0.307**
DBP%                0.014 0.249* − 0.161 0.346**
Glc                 0.161 − 0.232* 0.23*
TG                  − 0.544*** 0.725***
HDL-c                   − 0.708***
  1. BMI, body mass index; BMI%, BMI percentile for age and gender; DBP%, diastolic blood pressure percentile for age and gender; Glc, glucose; HDL-c, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LF ratio, lean-fat ratio; MM, muscle mass; FFM, fat-free mass; Fat%, body fat percentage; FM, fat-mass; PAdpw, physical activity in days per week; PAhpd, physical activity in hours per day; PAhpw, physical activity in hours per week. SBP%, systolic blood pressure percentile for age and gender; #RF, number of cardiometabolic risk factors; TG, triglycerides; WC%, waist circumference percentile for age and gender
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001