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Table 3 Spearman's correlations between HOMA IR and various metabolic factors studied

From: Gender differences in factors influencing insulin resistance in elderly hyperlipemic non-diabetic subjects

CONTROLS
MEN (n = 10) BMI TGL HDL LDL Leptin TNFα ACL IgG FABP
HOMA IR Sk = 0,248 Sk = 0,515 Sk = 0,006 Sk = 0,428 S k = 0,658 Sk = -0,119 S k = -0,714 Sk = -0,405
  p = 0,49 p = 0,13 p = 0,85 p = 0,29 p = 0,038 p = 0,778 p = 0,046 p = 0,319
WOMEN (n = 20) BMI TGL HDL LDL Leptin TNFα ACL IgG FABP
HOMA IR Sk = 0,354 Sk = 0,157 S k = -0,499 Sk = 0,393 S k = 0,826 S k = 0,225 Sk = 0,296 Sk = 0,134
  p = 0,13 p = 0,51 p = 0,025 p = 0,13 p = 0,0001 p = 0,459 p = 0,325 p = 0.660
HYPERLIPEMIC SUBJECTS
MEN (n = 20) BMI TGL HDL LDL Leptin TNFα ACL IgG FABP
HOMA IR Sk = 0,358 Sk = -0,278 Sk = -0,180 Sk = -0,057 S k = 0,574 Sk = -0,235 Sk = 0,173 Sk = 0,014
  p = 0,12 P = 0,24 p = 0,45 p = 0,99 p = 0,008 p = 0,317 p = 0,466 p = 0,952
WOMEN (n = 20) BMI TGL HDL LDL Leptin TNFα ACL IgG FABP
HOMA IR Sk = 0,308 Sk = 0,334 S k = -0,554 Sk = -0,111 S k = 0,471 S k = 0,447 Sk = 0,079 Sk = 0,224
  p = 0,19 p = 0,15 p = 0,011 p = 0,85 p = 0,036 p = 0,048 p = 0,740 p = 0.342
  1. Sk = Spearman's correlation index. Significant values (p < 0,05) are denoted with thick numbers.