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Table 3 Multivariate linear regression for Ghrelin, Adiponectin and Leptin levels in 120 schoolchildren 11 to 15 years, at baseline

From: Ghrelin, adipokines, metabolic factors in relation with weight status in school-children and results of a 1-year lifestyle intervention program

  Model 1 Ghrelin (ng/L) Model 2 – Adiponectin (μg/mL) Model 3 Leptin (ng/mL)
  r 2 = 0.15 r 2 = 0.26 r 2 = 0.58
Adjusted r 2 = 0.11 Adjusted r 2 = 0.22 Adjusted r 2 = 0.56
Variables nSRC (SE) P nSRC (SE) P nSRC (SE) P
Age (Years) −113 (88) 0.205 0.44 (0.44) 0.318 3.18 (2.61) 0.226
Gender (girls) −71 (102) 0.488 0.68 (0.51) 0.187 7.87 (3.02) 0.010
Weight Status       
Overweight −81 (109) 0.455 −1.67 (0.53) 0.002 13.88 (3.15) <0.001
Obese −164 (119) 0.171 −2.10 (0.59) 0.001 26.36 (3.49) <0.001
Tanner stage 2 to 5 52 (135) 0.689 −0.45 (0.68) 0.508 −0.73 (4.01) 0.856
HOMA-IR −29 (16) 0.071 −0.21 (0.08) 0.010 1.50 (0.47) 0.002
  1. nSRC non standardized regression coefficient, SE standard error, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment forinsulin resistance
  2. All p-values are in italic and significant p-value are in bolditalic