TABLE 2

Partial correlation coefficients (r) between adiponectin and selected variables in the relatives (n = 45)

ParameterModel 1Model 2Model 3
Fasting plasma insulin−0.55*−0.52*−0.43
Fasting plasma proinsulin−0.64*−0.61*−0.56*
Si0.410.34
Acute insulin response−0.40−0.34−0.26
HDL cholesterol0.480.430.39
PAI-1 activity−0.56*−0.54*−0.53*
  • Data are r. Model 1 is adjusted for age; model 2 is adjusted for age and waist; model 3 is adjusted for age, waist, and Si

  • *

    * P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05.