TABLE 5

Multiple regression models including all of the NCEP ATP III criteria as independent continuous variables to assess their association to Si and IAF and SCF areas as dependent variables

log{Si[min−1/(pmol/l)]}
sqrt(IAF [cm2])
sqrt(SCF [cm2])
Independent variablesSlopePSlopePSlopeP
Systolic BP (mmHg)−0.003 ± 0.0010.020.035 ± 0.0140.02−0.026 ± 0.0240.3
Diastolic BP (mmHg)−0.001 ± 0.0020.6−0.024 ± 0.0230.30.014 ± 0.0390.7
Waist circumference (cm)−0.009 ± 0.001<0.0010.179 ± 0.014<0.0010.215 ± 0.023<0.001
HDL (mmol/l)0.001 ± 0.0010.30.005 ± 0.0110.60.063 ± 0.0190.001
TG (mmol/l)−0.0007 ± 0.0002<0.0010.007 ± 0.002<0.0010.009 ± 0.0030.003
FPG (mmol/l)−0.006 ± 0.0020.0040.002 ± 0.0180.9−0.017 ± 0.030.6
  • Data are means ± SE.