TABLE 3

Pearson correlation coefficients between adiposity measures and omental or subcutaneous adipocyte diameter

Subcutaneous adipocyte sizeOmental adipocyte size
BMI0.700.65
Fat mass*0.780.74
Percent fat0.750.76
Abdominal adipose tissue areas
    Total*0.800.76
    Subcutaneous*0.760.72
    Visceral*0.780.80
  • *

    * Calculations performed with log10-transformed variables; n = 53 women for subcutaneous adipocyte size. P < 0.0001 for all variables.