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

Table 5

Correlation coefficients of adiponectin levels with anthropometric variables by the non-obesity or obesity among girls

 vs. HMW-adn
vs. T-adn
vs. HMW-adn/T-adn
Non-obesity
Obesity
Non-obesity
Obesity
Non-obesity
Obesity
(n = 792)(n = 16)(n = 792)(n = 16)(n = 792)(n = 16)
Body mass index
-0.125a
-0.485b
-0.111a
-0.640a
-0.122a
-0.353
Percent body fat
-0.098a
-0.200
-0.091a
-0.281
-0.091a
-0.147
Waist circumference
-0.162a
-0.381
-0.157a
-0.501a
-0.144a
-0.338
Waist-to-height ratio-0.081a-0.543a-0.083a-0.589a-0.071a-0.427b

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

Obesity was defined by the criteria of the Intenational Obesity Task Force.

Values are Spearman’s correlation coefficients.

aP < 0.05.

b0.05  P < 0.10.