TABLE 2

Partial correlations between total serum calcium (mmol/l) and fasting serum glucose, insulin, insulin resistance, and β-cell function

Women (n = 871–880)Men (n = 213–217)
rPrP
Glucose (mmol/l)0.31<0.0010.220.001
Insulin (pmol/l)0.07<0.050.09NS
Insulin resistance0.13<0.0010.14<0.05
β-Cell function−0.17<0.001−0.09NS
  • Confounding factors including age, trunk fat percentage, phosphorus, and magnesium were correspondingly controlled in analyses where applicable.