TABLE 4

Correlation coefficients of total, HMW, and LMW adiponectin and HMW-to-total adiponectin ratio versus NMR lipoprotein subclass particle concentration and lipoprotein size

Unadjusted
Adjusted for age, sex, BMI, GDR, and fasting glucose
TotalHMWLMWRatioTotalHMWLMWRatio
Particle concentration
    VLDL
        Total−0.25*−0.26*−0.18−0.20−0.19−0.20−0.13−0.19
        Small−0.13−0.14−0.08−0.14−0.02−0.040.00−0.14
        Intermediate−0.32*−0.31*−0.25−0.15−0.33*−0.32*−0.27*−0.13
        Large−0.41−0.44−0.30*−0.27*−0.35*−0.36−0.27−0.17
    LDL
        Total−0.29*−0.32*−0.20−0.24−0.11−0.13−0.05−0.16
        Small−0.36−0.41−0.25−0.26*−0.19−0.22−0.11−0.13
        Intermediate0.020.010.07−0.130.040.020.08−0.18
        Large0.30*0.360.150.360.140.200.010.27*
    HDL
        Total0.02−0.010.02−0.02−0.12−0.11−0.10−0.01
        Small−0.20−0.25−0.12−0.22−0.31*−0.33*−0.21−0.22
        Intermediate−0.100.060.100.050.110.120.090.12
        Large0.370.450.200.410.30*0.360.140.33*
Particle size
    VLDL−0.21−0.23−0.15−0.16−0.21−0.23−0.14−0.13
    LDL0.390.470.240.390.230.30*0.080.32*
    HDL0.470.530.28*0.390.410.470.240.32*
  • n = 68.

  • *

    * P <0.05;

  • P < 0.01. GDR, maximal insulin-stimulated glucose disposal rate; ratio, HMW-to-total adiponectin ratio.