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Table 6 Determinants of carotid TBRmean and TBRmax

From: Subclinical vascular inflammation in subjects with normal weight obesity and its association with body Fat: an 18 F-FDG-PET/CT study

  TBRmean TBRmax
Regression coefficient SE p-value Regression coefficient SE p-value
Age 0.003 0.002 0.088 0.003 0.002 0.124
BMI 0.014 0.014 0.339 −0.018 0.019 0.351
FPG 0.001 0.001 0.421 0.002 0.002 0.279
Body fat 0.020 0.007 0.008 0.028 0.010 0.005
  1. TBRmean/max, mean/maximum target-to-background ratio; SE, standard error; BMI, body mass index; FPG, fasting plasma glucose. Data are presented as the regression coefficient and standard error. p < 0.05 was regarded as statistically significant.