TABLE 3

Independent predictors of insulin-stimulated glucose disposal rate (M) and AIR after forward stepwise linear regression analysis

Partial r2(%)Total r2(%)βtP
Insulin-stimulated glucose disposal
    Variables entered
        BMI (kg/m2)37.537.5−0.545−5.6940.0001
        IL-6 (pg/ml)4.341.8−0.193−2.0130.03
    Variables excluded
        Sex−0.068−0.7460.458
        Age (years)0.0620.6630.509
        Waist-to-hip ratio−0.128−1.3280.188
        FFA (mEq/l)−0.008−0.0850.933
AIR
    Variables entered
        M clamp (mg · kg−1· min−1)19.019.0−0.343−3.2110.0001
        IL-6 (pg/ml)5.224.20.2472.3080.02
    Variables excluded
        Sex0.1021.0210.311
        Age (years)0.0560.5610.576
        Waist-to-hip ratio−0.018−0.1450.885
        FFA (mEq/l)0.0440.4320.667