TABLE 2

Stepwise logistic regression analysis showing factors independently associated with the metabolic syndrome

VariableOR (95% CI)P value
Serum FGF21*6.01 (2.18–16.59)0.001
BMI1.14 (1.02–1.26)0.018
Serum A-FABP*7.27 (1.06–49.86)0.043
Fasting insulin4.16 (0.87–19.94)0.075
  • The analysis also included age, which was excluded in the final model.

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    * Log transformed.