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Table 2 Standardized, adjusteda regression coefficients for associations between abdominal fat variables and metabolic risk factors

From: Identifying metabolic syndrome in migrant Asian Indian adults with anthropometric and visceral fat action points

Dependent variable Number of abdominal fat variables in model
Oneb Twoc
VFM SFM Waist VFM SFM
Fasting glucose 0.138 0.154 0.102 0.059 0.121
log10(insulin) 0.548 0.477 0.533 0.373 0.266
Total cholesterol 0.056 0.102 0.006 − 0.017 0.111
LDL cholesterol 0.118 0.107 0.048 0.076 0.065
HDL cholesterol − 0.313 − 0.177* − 0.250 − 0.312 − 0.001
Total/HDL cholesterol 0.299 0.192* 0.208 0.275 0.037
log10(triglycerides) 0.306 0.195* 0.238 0.282 0.036
log10(HOMA2-IR) 0.550 0.480 0.532 0.372 0.270
log10(HOMA2-%B) 0.451 0.376 0.460 0.323 0.194*
Systolic blood pressure 0.155* 0.194 0.281 0.042 0.171
Diastolic blood pressure 0.344 0.369 0.412 0.162 0.278
  1. HDL high-density lipoprotein; HOMA homeostasis model assessment; HOMA2-IR insulin resistance; HOMA2-%B beta cell function; LDL low-density lipoprotein; SFM subcutaneous fat mass; VFM visceral fat mass; Waist waist circumference
  2. aAdjusted for age and sex
  3. bVFM, SFM and waist circumference in separate models
  4. cVFM and SFM in the same model
  5. *P < 0.05, P < 0.01, P < 0.001