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Table 2 Partial correlation coefficients of abdominal fat thickness with various variables in T2DM patients

From: Contribution of subcutaneous abdominal fat on ultrasonography to carotid atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  VFT SFT
Men Women Men Women
r p r p r p r p
Age 0.23 0.05 0.17 0.22 -0.35 <0.01 -0.21 0.11
SBP 0.13 0.30 0.10 0.46 -0.03 0.82 -0.15 0.26
DBP 0.04 0.73 0.14 0.30 -0.05 0.67 -0.05 0.71
DM duration 0.03 0.79 -0.05 0.75 -0.02 0.86 -0.24 0.08
HbA1C -0.16 0.20 -0.04 0.76 -0.01 0.94 -0.07 0.60
TC 0.03 0.80 0.02 0.85 0.14 0.27 0.18 0.18
LDL-C 0.04 <0.01 0.04 0.76 0.21 0.08 0.13 0.35
HDL-C -0.16 0.20 -0.31 0.02 -0.05 0.70 0.38 0.01
TG 0.18 0.15 0.13 0.35 0.02 0.89 -0.06 0.67
HsCRP 0.16 0.07 -0.14 0.60 -0.01 0.88 -0.06 0.65
Insulin 0.125 0.31 -0.176 0.20 0.003 0.98 -0.17 0.23
HOMA-IR -0.05 0.64 -0.17 0.21 -0.05 0.71 -0.14 0.30
CIMT -0.15 0.18 -0.10 0.40 -0.27 0.03 -0.01 0.93
ABI -0.11 0.39 -0.02 0.97 -0.21 0.08 -0.06 0.64
baPWV 0.19 0.12 0.02 0.89 -0.13 0.29 -0.15 0.29
VFT - - - - -0.06 0.65 -0.05 0.71
SFT -0.06 0.65 -0.06 0.65 -- - - -
VFT/SFT ratio 0.68 <0.001 0.41 <0.01 -0.59 <0.01 -0.55 <0.01
  1. Abbreviations: BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; DM: diabetes mellitus; HTN: hypertension; HbA1C: glycated hemoglobin; TC: total cholesterol; LDL-C: low density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol; hsCRP: high sensitivity c-reactive protein; HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance; ABI: ankle brachial index; baPWV: brachial ankle pulse wave velocity; CIMT: carotid intima media thickness; VFT: visceral fat thickness; SFT: subcutaneous fat thickness.