TABLE 2

Spearman correlation coefficients* between BMI, waist circumference, fasting insulin, and inflammatory markers in control subjects

BMIWaist circumferenceFasting insulinCRPIL-6TNF-αR2E-selectin
BMI1.0
Waist circumference0.781.0
Fasting insulin0.290.271.0
CRP0.440.370.261.0
IL-60.300.290.180.371.0
TNF-αR20.240.250.150.270.281.0
E-selectin0.280.270.260.240.250.231.0
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    * All correlation coefficients were statistically significant at P < 0.05.