Table 1—

Correlation coefficients of BMI, SFA, and VFA with anthropometric, metabolic, and hormonal parameters and percent body fat

BMI
SFA
VFA
rPrPrP
Waist circumference0.78<0.010.55<0.010.56<0.01
Hip circumference0.76<0.010.60<0.010.10>0.10
WHR0.34<0.010.18>0.100.58<0.01
Fat mass0.71<0.010.48<0.010.270.02
Subcutaneous fat by CT0.66<0.010.16>0.10
Visceral fat by CT0.33<0.010.16>0.10
Fasting plasma glucose0.290.01−0.01>0.100.220.05
2-h plasma glucose0.13>0.10−0.08>0.100.32<0.01
Glucose area under curve0.15>0.10−0.08>0.100.35<0.01
Fasting insulin0.16>0.100.15>0.100.30<0.01
2-h insulin0.12>0.100.12>0.100.35<0.01
HOMA index0.18>0.100.12>0.100.30<0.01
Total cholesterol−0.10>0.10−0.09>0.100.09>0.10
HDL cholesterol−0.240.03−0.07>0.10−0.34<0.01
LDL cholesterol−0.04>0.10−0.05>0.100.09>0.10
Apolipoprotein B−0.02>0.10−0.10>0.100.21>0.10
Triglyceride0.05>0.10−0.07>0.100.33<0.01
Uric acid0.250.030.200.080.240.04
Leptin0.38<0.010.270.02−0.03>0.10
MS*0.33<0.010.14>0.100.36<0.01
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    * Presence of abdominal obesity and at least two of the following components: hypertension, dyslipidemia, and glucose intolerance and/or hyperinsulinemia.