Table 2—

Factors correlated with the serum levels of adiponectin and TNF-α determined by regression analysis

TraitDiabetes
IGT
NGT
Adiponectin
TNF-α
Adiponectin
TNF-α
Adiponectin
TNF-α
SimpleStepwiseSimpleStepwiseSimpleStepwiseSimpleStepwiseSimpleStepwiseSimpleStepwise
r2 of the test0.4720.0700.3770.0800.4040.065
Age (years)0.6290.612−0.092NA0.3750.3050.2090.2310.3270.3720.1360.136
WHR−0.315−0.2770.265*0.265*−0.307−0.2830.184NA−0.350−0.3050.088NA
BMI (kg/m2)−0.221*NA0.134NA−0.256NA0.089NA−0.259−0.1200.1310.069*
Percent body fat−0.077NA−0.059NA−0.140*NA0.082NA−0.0900.1980.074NA
2-h plasma glucose (mg/dl)−0.038NA−0.176NA−0.083NA0.054NA−0.061*−0.046*0.028NA
HOMA-IR−0.333NA0.064NA−0.327−0.137*0.065NA−0.274−0.1290.111NA
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)0.170NA0.083NA0.058NA0.136*NA0.080NA0.127NA
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)−0.061NA0.072NA−0.114NA0.121NA−0.034NA0.1170.076
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)−0.156NA0.198NA0.067NA0.051NA0.010NA0.005NA
Triglyceride (mg/dl)−0.365NA0.149NA−0.339NA0.094NA−0.333−0.1280.082NA
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)0.364NA−0.149NA0.4230.285−0.166*−0.1930.3710.187−0.176−0.163
  • Correlation coefficients (r) are shown. (r > 0.3 and < −0.3 are underlined).

    Parameters indicated by NA are those not accepted as significant for stepwise multiple regression analysis.

  • *

    * P < 0.05,

  • P < 0.01.