Table 2—

Simple correlations between the IMT-CCA and other anthropometric and metabolic parameters in the study subjects (n = 401)

IMT-CCA (mm)
Age (years)0.36*
BMI (kg/m2)0.22*
Waist circumference (cm)0.28*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)0.14
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)0.21*
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)0.03
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)−0.24*
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)0.09
log10 Triglycerides (mmol/l)0.14
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)0.24*
1-h postchallenge glucose (mmol/l)0.25*
2-h postchallenge glucose (mmol/l)0.12
log10 Insulin (pmol/l)0.09
  • *

    * P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05.