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Published online 2012 September 1. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-139

Table 2

Correlations of adiponectin levels with anthropometric variables for each sex

 vs. HMW-adn
vs. T-adn
vs. HMW-adn/T-adn
raP valueraP valueraP value
Boys (n = 846)
Body mass index
-0.144
<0.001
-0.139
<0.001
-0.134
<0.001
Percent body fat
-0.089
0.010
-0.097
0.005
-0.059
0.085
Waist circumference
-0.176
<0.001
-0.176
<0.001
-0.149
<0.001
Waist-to-height ratio
-0.160
<0.001
-0.165
<0.001
-0.131
<0.001
Girls (n = 808)
Body mas index
-0.152
<0.001
-0.138
<0.001
-0.147
<0.001
Percent body fat
-0.126
<0.001
-0.118
<0.001
-0.117
<0.001
Waist circumference
-0.188
<0.001
-0.182
<0.001
-0.168
<0.001
Waist-to-height ratio-0.1110.002-0.1120.002-0.0990.005

HMW-adn: High molecular weight adiponectin, T-adn: Total adiponectin, HMW-adn/T-adn: The ratio of HMW-adn to T-adn.

aValues are Spearman’s correlation coefficients.