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Table 2 Correlations of anthropometric and laboratory characteristics with serum total adiponectin and HOMA-IR before the intervention (n = 95)

From: Effect of a weight loss program on serum adiponectin and insulin resistance among overweight and obese premenopausal females

Characteristics  Serum total adiponectin P value HOMA-IR P value
Body weight − 0.204a 0.047 0.474a < 0.01
Body mass index − 0.119 0.249 0.435a < 0.01
Waist circumference − 0.103 0.318 0.330a < 0.01
Waist-hip ratio (WHR) − 0.393a 0.001 0.186 0.071
Waist-height ratio (WHtR) − 0.033 0.751 0.278a 0.006
Body fat percentage − 0.308a 0.002 0.226a 0.028
Body muscle percentage 0.302a 0.003 − 0.147 0.155
Body water percentage 0.317a 0.002 − 0.226a 0.028
Fasting serum glucose 0.170 0.099 0.393a < 0.01
Fasting serum insulin − 0.210a 0.041 0.998a < 0.01
HOMA-IR − 0.195a 0.050 N/A
Serum total adiponectin N/A − 0.195a 0.050
  1. Abbreviations: HOMA-IR Homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance, N/A Not applicable
  2. aStatistically significant