TABLE 5

Multiple regression analysis of the association between fasting plasma leptin levels and measures of body fat distribution and insulin sensitivity

Independent variablesMen
Women
CoefficientSEPCoefficientSEP
Age0.0050.0050.31−0.0120.0050.03
BMI−0.0200.0210.330.0100.0210.64
Waist-to-hip ratio−0.7881.0330.45−0.8061.0350.44
SCF area0.0050.001<0.0010.0020.0010.002
IAF area0.0020.0010.0460.0030.0020.07
SI−0.0300.0200.14−0.0620.0250.02
Insulin0.0150.0060.02−1 × 10−50.0111.0
Intercept1.4600.9320.123.1180.812<0.001
  • The dependent variable is loge leptin. The model r2 is 0.764 for men and 0.620 for women. SE is the standard error for the regression coefficient.