Table 3—

Correlation between plasma RBP4 levels and various metabolic parameters in subjects with NGT (n = 57)

Pearson’s coefficientP
Age0.110.432
BMI0.190.162
Waist circumference0.320.016
Systolic blood pressure0.140.306
Diastolic blood pressure0.060.641
Fat amount0.160.248
Percent body fat0.090.533
Fasting plasma glucose0.370.005
2-h postchallenge plasma glucose0.170.198
Fasting plasma insulin0.150.264
Triglyceride*0.260.053
Total cholesterol0.180.189
LDL cholesterol0.100.458
HDL cholesterol*−0.080.555
A1C*0.210.113
HOMA-IR*0.280.038
HOMA-B*−0.180.226
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    * These variables were log transformed before analyses.