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Table 5 Correlations of anthropometric and laboratory characteristics with change (after-before) in serum total adiponectin and HOMA-IR (n = 95)

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

  Change in serum total adiponectin P value Change in HOMA-IR P value
Change in body weight − 0.106 0.304 0.238a 0.020
Change in body mass index − 0.095 0.362 0.229a 0.026
Change in waist circumference − 0.099 0.342 0.202a 0.049
Change in waist-hip ratio − 0.020 0.847 0.310a 0.002
Change in waist-height ratio − 0.095 0.357 0.200 0.052
Change in body fat percentage − 0.003 0.975 0.129 0.214
Change in fasting serum glucose 0.068 0.511 0.187 0.070
Change in fasting serum insulin − 0.081 0.433 0.996a < 0.001
Change in HOMA-IR − 0.093 0.372 N/A
Change in serum total adiponectin N/A − 0.093 0.372
  1. Abbreviations: HOMA-IR Homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance, N/A Not applicable
  2. aStatistically significant