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Table 3 The correlation between uric acid at baseline and relative changes of variables during weight loss

From: Uric acid is associated with adiposity factors, especially with fat mass reduction during weight loss in obese children and adolescents

  Relative changes* (Δ, n = 52) Uric acid (mmol/L) Adjustment for Age and Sex
r P r P
Height (cm) 3.12 ± 0.85 − 0.171 0.224 − 0.015 0.916
Weight (kg) − 10.30 ± 2.83 − 0.448 0.001 − 0.358 0.011
BMI (kg/m2) − 4.79 ± 0.89 − 0.304 0.028 − 0.260 0.068
WC(cm) − 10.92 ± 4.35 − 0.158 0.264 − 0.083 0.565
HC (cm) − 8.76 ± 3.03 − 0.265 0.058 − 0.241 0.092
WHR − 0.02 (− 0.06, 0.00) 0.075 0.599 0.126 0.382
WHtR − 0.08 ± 0.02 − 0.085 0.548 − 0.047 0.747
FBG (mmol/L) − 0.38 (− 0.68, − 0.13) 0.012 0.931 0.062 0.668
FINS (pmol/L) − 12.11 ± 6.56 − 0.135 0.340 − 0.088 0.543
HOMA-IR − 2.89 ± 1.68 − 0.113 0.426 − 0.049 0.737
HOMA-β (%) − 122.44 (− 205.41, − 84.04) − 0.210 0.134 − 0.229 0.110
TC (mmol/L) − 0.96 ± 0.73 − 0.231 0.100 − 0.158 0.275
TG (mmol/L) − 0.85 ± 0.65 − 0.394 0.004 − 0.351 0.012
HDL (mmo/L) − 0.09 (− 0.21, 0.00) 0.062 0.665 0.141 0.329
LDL (mmol/L) − 0.52 (− 0.95, − 0.07) − 0.055 0.697 − 0.050 0.730
UA (mmol/L) − 53.50 (− 98.75, − 11.00) − 0.578  < 0.001 − 0.067  < 0.001
FM (kg) − 9.92 ± 2.78 − 0.545  < 0.001 − 0.474 0.001
FFM (kg) 0.28 (− 0.58, 1.39) 0.170 0.228 0.189 0.190
BFP (%) − 7.23 ± 1.97 − 0.390 0.004 − 0.316 0.025
SBP (mmHg) − 6.00 (− 14.75, 2.00) − 0.167 0.237 − 0.115 0.426
DBP (mmHg) − 7.50 (− 14.75, 3.00) − 0.217 0.122 − 0.156 0.280
  1. *The relative changes (Δ) = the value after intervention − the value before intervention; A positive value indicates a increase, and a negative value indicated an decrease