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Table 3 Correlation of changes in android and gynoid with changes in markers for body composition and cardio-metabolic risks according to gender

From: Gender difference in the impact of gynoid and android fat masses on the progression of hepatic steatosis in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes

  Female Male
  Android (%) Gynoid (%) Android (%) Gynoid (%)
  r P values r P values r P values r P values
LAI −0.247 0.050 0.340 0.006 −0.292 0.042 0.131 0.221
VFA (cm2) 0.595 < 0.001 −0.218 0.086 0.429 < 0.001 −0.185 0.080
SFA (cm2) 0.329 0.008 −0.137 0.285 0.422 < 0.001 −0.136 0.198
HbA1c (%) 0.345 0.005 −0.395 0.001 −0.018 0.849 −0.069 0.461
TG (mmol/l) 0.108 0.388 0.056 0.658 0.172 0.067 −0.070 0.455
HDL-C (mmol/l) −0.354 0.004 0.141 0.260 −0.303 0.001 −0.055 0.562
CRP (mg/l) 0.129 0.301 −0.101 0.421 0.065 0.493 −0.022 0.812
UA (μmol/l) 0.040 0.751 0.089 0.476 0.151 0.108 0.168 0.172
AST (U/l) 0.305 0.013 −0.243 0.049 0.037 0.692 −0.130 0.165
ALT (U/l) 0.372 0.002 −0.333 0.006 0.102 0.279 −0.071 0.451
γ-GTP (U/l) 0.334 0.006 −0.336 0.006 0.232 0.013 −0.175 0.041
TG/HDL-C ratio 0.193 0.120 0.040 0.752 0.193 0.039 −0.013 0.892
BMI (kg/m2) 0.294 0.015 −0.095 0.440 0.556 < 0.001 −0.159 0.088
  1. Abbreviations: ALT alanine transaminase, AST aspartate transaminase, BMI body mass index, CRP C-reactive protein, γ-GTP gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LAI liver attenuation index, SFA subcutaneous fat area, TG triglycerides, UA uric acid, VFA visceral fat area