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Table 3 Multiple regression analysis of variables associated with adiponectin level before the intervention

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

Factor B SE Beta t Sig.
History of practicing physical activity 0.552 0.165 0.294 3.341 < 0.01*
Number of main meals 0.934 0.418 0.207 2.232 0.028*
Body mass index − 0.259 0.097 0.366 − 2.668 0.009*
Waist-hip ratio − 22.836 6.687 − 0.339 − 3.415 < 0.01*
Percent body fat − 0.343 0.152 − 0.307 − 2.254 0.027*
HOMA-IR − 1.545 0.714 − 0.229 − 2.163 0.033*
R2 = 36.1%
F = 7.017, P = 0.0001*
  1. *Statistically significant