TABLE 3

Multiple linear regression analysis of relationship between circulating oxLDL levels and metabolic parameters

Univariate analysis
Multivariate analysis
R2PFP
LDL cholesterol0.392<0.0005391.7<0.0005
ln(triglycerides)0.182<0.000575.5<0.0005
HDL cholesterol0.071<0.00058.80.003
C-peptide/120-min OGTT0.046<0.00056.50.011
Free fatty acids/0-min OGTT0.0360.0076.20.013
Paraoxonase activity0.0230.9594.50.035
  • Univariate analysis was performed using age- and BMI-adjusted values. Because of the skewed distribution of triglycerides, these data were logarithmically transformed to fit the linear model. The multivariate model explained 53.6% of the variation of oxLDL.