Table 2

Sex-specific partial correlation coefficients of observed body fat components, estimated percent body fat, and antioxidant markers at year 15 with F2Isop and oxLDL

Adiposity and oxidative stress markersF2Isop
BMI (kg/m2)*1,5090.431,2600.151,4180.251,1840.23
Waist circumference (cm)*1,5060.401,2590.161,4160.311,1830.26
Estimated body fat (%)1,5060.411,2580.161,4160.281,1820.26
Sum of five carotenoids (μ/dl)*§1,438−0.401,196−0.271,382−0.021,139−0.06
Ascorbic acids (μg/dl)*1,255−0.221,067−0.241,206−0.051,0170.004
α-Tocopherol (μg/dl)*§1,438−0.291,196−0.301,3820.021,139−0.009
γ-Tocopherol (μg/dl)*§1,4380.271,1960.231,3820.031,139−0.03
F2Isop (μg/dl)*1,51311,26111,4190.091,185−0.003
  • *All models were adjusted for age and race.

  • P > 0.05.

  • ‡Based on race-/sex-specific prediction from BMI, waist circumference, and age; see research design and methods.

  • §Additional adjustment for year 15 HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides (25).

  • ‖Sum of five carotenoids: α-carotene, β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin, lutein/zeaxanthin, and lycopene.