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Table 4 Pearson’s correlation coefficients of PBF with cardiovascular risk factors for male (n = 63) and female (n = 62) participants

From: Correlation of adiposity indices with cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy adults of Singapore: a cross-sectional study

  PBFa PBFb PBFc
Male Female Male Female Male Female
FBG (mmol/L) 0.087 0.482** 0.015 0.506** 0.041 0.462**
FSI (mU/L) 0.595** 0.589** 0.547** 0.536** 0.524** 0.542**
HOMA-IR 0.581** 0.601** 0.526** 0.583** 0.504** 0.574**
TG (mmol/L) 0.435** 0.426** 0.327* 0.482** 0.300* 0.442**
HDL (mmol/L) −0.462** −0.435** −0.400** −0.359** −0.356* −0.352*
LDL (mmol/L) 0.118 0.255* 0.257* 0.370** 0.195 0.311*
TC (mmol/L) 0.053 0.151 0.191 0.297* 0.138 0.248
TC/HDL 0.432** 0.488** 0.500** 0.519** 0.437** 0.474**
TG/HDL 0.490** 0.440** 0.401** 0.438** 0.361** 0.401**
LDL/HDL 0.405** 0.466** 0.484** 0.501** 0.423** 0.451**
SBP (mm Hg) 0.130 0.452** 0.085 0.462** 0.081 0.408**
DBP (mm Hg) 0.146 0.491** 0.139 0.517** 0.100 0.471**
  1. *Correlation is significant at p < 0.05
  2. **Correlation is significant at p < 0.005
  3. PBF was measured by aBIA, bBOD POD, and cDEXA, respectively
  4. Abbreviations: BIA bioelectrical impedance analysis, DBP diastolic blood pressure, DEXA dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, FBG fasting blood glucose, FSI fasting serum insulin, HDL high density lipoprotein, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, LDL low density lipoprotein, PBF percent body fat, SBP systolic blood pressure, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides