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Table 4 Pearson correlation of adiponectin with body composition parameters and lipoproteins in Indian men, Caucasian men, Indian women and Caucasian women

From: Leptin and adiponectin in relation to body fat percentage, waist to hip ratio and the apoB/apoA1 ratio in Asian Indian and Caucasian men and women

R P Indian Men Caucasian Men Indian Women Caucasian Women
BMI -0.02 NS -0.08 NS 0.41 0.03 -0.33 0.02
BF% -0.11 NS -0.07 NS 0.43 0.02 -0.31 0.03
WHR -0.34 0.01 -0.16 NS -0.11 NS -0.33 0.02
WC -0.14 NS -0.08 NS 0.19 NS -0.37 0.01
HC 0.12 NS 0.04 NS 0.30 NS -0.33 0.02
ApoB -0.14 NS 0.05 NS 0.17 NS -0.23 NS
apoA1 0.16 NS 0.27 NS 0.64 0.0006 0.08 NS
apoB/apoA1 -0.23 NS -0.11 NS -0.32 NS -0.20 NS
HDL-C 0.10 NS 0.41 0.02 0.53 0.004 0.16 NS
TC -0.08 NS 0.21 NS 0.26 NS -0.16 NS
TC/HDL-C -0.17 NS -0.18 NS -0.38 NS -0.27 NS
Age -0.03 NS 0.09 NS 0.39 0.04 0.20 NS
  1. Bold and italicized text indicates significant values. BMI = body mass index; BF% = body fat percentage; WHR = waist to hip ratio; WC = waist circumference; HC = hip circumference; apoB = apolipoprotein B; apoA1 = apolipoprotein A1; TC = total cholesterol; HDL-C = high density lipoprotein cholesterol; TC/HDL-C = TC to HDL-C ratio; apoB/apoA1 = apoB to apoA1 ratio. Bold and italicized text indicates significant values. BMI = body mass index; BF% = body fat percentage; WHR = waist to hip ratio; WC = waist circumference; HC = hip circumference; apoB = apolipoprotein B; apoA1 = apolipoprotein A1; TC = total cholesterol; HDL-C = high density lipoprotein cholesterol; TC/HDL-C = TC to HDL-C ratio; apoB/apoA1 = apoB to apoA1 ratio.