Table 2—

Correlation of adiponectin, insulin, and proinsulin with anthropometry, blood pressure, glucose, and lipids in the teenagers

AgeBMIWaist circumferenceBody fat %Systolic blood pressureDiastolic blood pressureFasting plasma glucoseCholesterolTriglyceridesHDL cholesterolInsulinInsulin resistanceProinsulinAdiponectin
Total
    Insulin*r−0.020.580.440.510.400.320.190.060.21−0.150.440.07
P0.820.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.010.380.0030.030.00010.33
    HOMA-IR*r−0.030.600.460.520.420.310.350.060.19−0.160.430.06
P0.680.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00010.430.010.030.00010.38
    Proinsulinr−0.160.190.230.040.200.160.090.050.25−0.130.440.43−0.03
P0.050.020.0040.630.010.050.250.510.0020.120.00010.00010.76
    Adiponectin*r0.090.02−0.040.110.020.050.020.01−0.110.140.070.06−0.03
P0.190.780.550.130.770.450.830.850.110.050.330.380.76
Boys
    Insulin*r−0.120.340.300.390.270.200.150.070.200.050.320.16
P0.120.00010.0020.00010.0040.030.070.250.030.330.0030.07
    HOMA-IR*r−0.140.390.340.440.300.190.330.070.170.030.330.16
P0.090.00010.00010.00010.0020.0310.0010.240.050.390.0020.07
    Proinsulinr−0.280.100.090.100.040.110.140.120.24−0.030.320.330.01
P0.010.190.2010.190.350.180.120.160.020.390.0030.0020.46
    Adiponectin*r−0.04−0.01−0.030.040.040.09−0.03−0.06−0.160.180.170.160.01
P0.340.480.410.360.360.190.380.280.060.040.050.070.46
Girls
    Insulin*r−0.010.320.260.230.340.190.120.030.22−0.190.58−0.01
P0.440.00010.0050.010.00010.030.110.370.010.020.00010.46
    HOMA-IR*r−0.020.360.290.250.370.20.290.030.21−0.210.57−0.01
P0.410.00010.0020.0060.00010.0140.0010.390.010.010.00010.47
    Proinsulinr0.0980.340.330.150.320.250.040.010.24−0.180.580.57−0.01
P0.210.0010.0010.090.0010.0110.370.450.010.050.00010.00010.47
    Adiponectin*r0.070.0050.020.020.080.030.050.03−0.050.06−0.01−0.01−0.01
P0.250.480.430.420.200.380.290.390.290.250.450.470.47
  • *

    * Adiponectin (n = 196): Boys:girls = 94:102.

  • Proinsulin (n = 160): Boys:girls = 76:84.