Table 3—

Multivariate regression analysis to examine the contribution of visceral fat on insulin measures after adjustment for total body fat mass

Dependent variableIndependent variablesβ ± SEEP
Model 1 R2 = 0.57
 Log fasting insulinSex−0.18 ± 0.13NS
Total fat mass0.03 ± 0.001<0.01
Visceral fat0.01 ± 0.01<0.05
Model 2 R2 = 0.67
SiSex0.10 ± 0.18NS
Total fat mass−0.03 ± 0.01<0.05
Visceral fat−0.02 ± 0.010.001
Model 3 R2 = 0.59
 Log AIRSex0.14 ± 0.15NS
Si−0.23 ± 0.15NS
Total fat mass−0.02 ± 0.01NS
Visceral fat0.01 ± 0.01<0.01
  • β, parameter estimate; SEE, standard error of the estimate.