TABLE 2

Correlations between total, HMW, and LMW adiponectin and the ratio of HMW to total adiponectin versus body fat and body fat distribution

BMIWaistWaist-to-hip ratioTotal fat massTrunk/leg fat
Total adiponectin (μg/ml)−0.01−0.11−0.30−0.02−0.30*
HMW (μg/ml)−0.06−0.17−0.38−0.07−0.31*
LMW (μg/ml)0.080.02−0.130.06−0.22
HMW-to-total adiponectin ratio−0.21−0.31*−0.34−0.18−0.12
  • Adjusted for age and sex (n = 68).

  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.01.