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Table 2 Results of simple and stepwise multiple regression analyses for log-BNP

From: Hyperinsulinemia correlates with low levels of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide in Japanese men irrespective of fat distribution

  Simple (non-adjusted) Simple (age-adjusted) Multiple
  r p r p F value
Age 0.3688 < 0.0001 - -  
BMI -0.1225 0.0069 -0.0080 0.0559  
VFA -0.0707 0.1037 -0.0010 0.0048 0.007
SFA -0.1342 0.0025 -0.0004 0.0816  
Blood glucose 0.0837 0.0579 0.0003 0.7088  
Log-IRI -0.2408 < 0.0001 -0.2430 < 0.0001 11.771
HbA1c 0.0894 0.0527 0.0050 0.8280  
Systolic blood pressure 0.1304 0.0031 0.0010 0.2595  
Diastolic blood pressure -0.0134 0.7650 0.0020 0.2815  
Log-triglyceride -0.1517 0.0007 -0.1480 0.0079 0.385
HDL-cholesterol 0.2098 < 0.0001 0.0040 < 0.0001 6.437
LDL-cholesterol -0.1414 0.0014 -0.0010 0.0088 2.377
eGFR -0.1304 0.0035 -0.0004 0.6988  
Smoking (ex-+current-) -0.0088 0.8442 -0.0090 0.7565  
  1. Data of BNP, IRI and triglyceride levels showed skewed distribution, and therefore were log-transformed before analysis. Multiple; [adopted factors: age, VFA, log-IRI, log-triglyceride, HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol]