TABLE 2

Univariate correlations between plasma IL-6 concentration and anthropometric and biochemical variables

IL-6
rP
Age (years)−0.100.33
BMI (kg/m2)0.320.003
Waist-to-hip ratio0.160.16
SBP (mmHg)0.030.84
DBP (mmHg)0.170.13
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)−0.150.18
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)−0.110.30
Triglyceride (mg/dl)−0.040.71
FFA (mEq/l)0.210.05
Fasting glucose (mgl/dl)−0.070.52
2-h glucose (mg/dl)0.150.18
Fasting insulin (μ U/ml)0.230.03
2-h insulin (μ U/ml)0.250.02
Glucose disposal (mg · kg−1· min−1)−0.370.001
AIR (μU · ml−1 · min−1)0.370.001
  • DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.