TABLE 2

Univariate relationships among markers of inflammation with selected anthropometric and metabolic characteristics (correlations by Spearman)

WBCNeutrophil countLymphocyte countMonocyte countEosinophil countBasophil count
n352209209209209209
Age−0.19*−0.05−0.09−0.05−0.020.06
Body weight0.27*0.240.080.010.070.05
Body fat0.31*0.210.18−0.180.090.06
Waist0.290.270.08−0.030.130.08
WTR0.130.20−0.020.050.030.23
Fasting glucose0.050.070.04−0.39*0.020.11
Fasting insulin0.28*0.24*0.19−0.090.160.11
2-h glucose0.120.080.01−0.130.040.18
M-low−0.21*−0.11−0.160.15−0.130.01
M-high−0.13−0.01−0.060.23−0.110.06
AIR (only NGT)0.060.120.070.040.130.02
Basal EGO0.070.050.040.180.120.06
  • Significant correlations are indicated as follows:

  • *

    * P < 0.001,

  • P < 0.01, and

  • P < 0.05. EGO, endogenous glucose output; WTR, waist-to-thigh ratio.