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Table 2 Regression equations for adipose tissue compartments (n = 499).

From: Sexual dimorphism of adipose tissue distribution across the lifespan: a cross-sectional whole-body magnetic resonance imaging study

  Estimate of regression coefficients for independent variables   Adjusted R2
  Age (year) Age2 Age3 Sex Age × sex Age2 × sex Age3 × sex Intercept  
VAT -2.22 × 10-2 2.59 × 10-3 -2.15 × 10-5 6.97 × 10-1 -6.77 × 10-2 7.52 × 10-4 -4.10 × 10-6 4.73 × 10-1 0.428
SAT 4.47 × 10-1 -3.26 × 10-3   5.54 × 101     5.88 × 101 0.244
Adjusted VAT -6.10 × 10-2 2.89 × 10-3 -2.20 × 10-5 -1.76 × 10-2 -2.01 × 10-2 -8.11 × 10-4 8.77 × 10-6 1.59 × 100 0.440
Adjusted SAT 7.89 × 10-2 -2.84 × 10-3 1.97 × 10-5 -2.62 × 10-1 4.67 × 10-2 -2.02 × 10-4 -4.52 × 10-6 1.78 × 101 0.431
  1. VAT, visceral adipose tissue, SAT, subcutaneous adipose tissue. Sex, Female = 1, Male = 0. All R2 are significant at P < 0.05