TABLE 3

Correlations between maximal insulin-stimulated glucose disposal rate versus HMW and LMW adiponectin and the ratio of HMW-to-total adiponectin unadjusted and adjusted for body fat variables in the study sample

UnadjustedAdjusted*
BMIWaistWaist-to-hip ratio
Total adiponectin (μg/ml)0.450.460.430.32
HMW (μg/ml)0.470.480.440.33
LMW(μg/ml)0.310.350.350.27
HMW-to-total adiponectin ratio0.290.220.130.08
  • n = 68.

  • *

    * Adjusted for sex and column variable;

  • P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.01.