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Table 4 Correlation TyG index with quantitative variables in Controls, RA and SLE

From: Fasting triglycerides and glucose index: a useful screening test for assessing insulin resistance in patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus

TyG n = 50
TyG n = 95
TyG n = 57
Age, years0.320.
Disease duration, years0.
Duration of hypertension, years0.510.
Menopause, years0.170.3−
Body Mass Index, kg/m20.
Waist circumference, cm0.360.010.310.0020.290.02
Fat mass, %
Total-cholesterol, mmol/L0.410.0030.330.0010.79< 0.001
HDL-cholesterol, mmol/L− 0.410.003− 0.41< 0.001− 0.040.7
LDL-cholesterol, mmol/L−
Uric acid, mmol/L0.370.0080.240.010.4< 0.001
Disease activity index0.
  1. Italic values indicate significance of p value (p < 0.05)
  2. Association between variables were calculated by Pearson`s correlation; HDL-cholesterol high density lipoprotein-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol low density lipoprotein-cholesterol, Disease activity index: DAS-28 for RA group and SLEDAI for SLE group