Table 3—

Multivariate linear regression models showing intercepts and regression coefficients ± SEM, using changes of adiponectin as the dependent variable, with age, sex, changes of fasting plasma glucose, HbA1c, insulin resistance, and BMI, and treatment status as independent variables

Independent variablesChange in adiponectin
Model 1Model 2Model 3Model 4Model 5
Intercept−7.7 ± 4.7−6.3 ± 4.7−6.1 ± 4.7−5.7 ± 4.1−8.9 ± 3.8
Age0.15 ± 0.080.13 ± 0.080.12 ± 0.080.12 ± 0.070.12 ± 0.06
Sex1.8 ± 1.51.7 ± 1.51.7 ± 1.51.1 ± 1.31.5 ± 1.2
Change in fasting plasma glucose−0.36 ± 0.18−0.18 ± 0.180.05 ± 0.310.14 ± 0.270.18 ± 0.18
Change in HbA1c−1.12 ± 0.60−1.22 ± 0.60*0.10 ± 0.620.24 ± 0.56
Change in insulin resistance−2.17 ± 1.53−2.84 ± 1.36*−1.7 ± 1.26
Change in BMI2.72 ± 0.671.32 ± 0.72
Treatment5.5 ± 1.5
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    * P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.001.