TABLE 2

Relationships among hepatic enzyme and selected anthropo-metric and metabolic characteristics (partial correlations by Spearman)

ALTASTGGT
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age0.10*−0.060.05
body weight0.270.260.20
body fat0.160.070.11*
waist0.210.210.14
WTR0.180.170.23
fasting glucose0.080.190.10
fasting insulin0.300.250.20
2-h glucose0.070.150.07
M-low−0.32−0.28−0.24
M-high−0.26−0.19−0.15
AIR (only NGT)0.10*0.020.06
Basal EGO0.12*0.04−0.04
HGO0.270.11*0.16
  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.01. EGO, endogenous glucose output.