Table 3—

Independent predictors of insulin sensitivity after forward stepwise linear regression analysis

Partial r2 (%)Total r2 (%)P (ANOVA)
Model A*
    BMI (kg/m2)45.845.80.0001
    Triglyceride (mg/dl)3.249.00.0001
    C-174G polymorphism2.051.00.0001
    Age (years)0.951.90.0001
    Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dl)1.753.60.0001
Model B
    BMI (kg/m2)49.849.80.0001
    Triglyceride (mg/dl)3.953.70.0001
    Waist-to-hip ratio1.855.50.0001
    Fasting IL-6 concentration (pg/ml)1.657.10.0001
  • *

    * Model A includes C-174G polymorphism, sex, age, BMI, waist-to-hip ratio, fasting plasma glucose, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides levels.

  • Model B includes C-174G polymorphism, plasma IL-6 concentrations, sex, age, BMI, waist-to-hip ratio, fasting plasma glucose, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides levels.