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Table 3 Multiple linear regression analyses of the association of adiponectin and aldosterone using the stepwise variable selection procedure

From: Higher blood aldosterone level in metabolic syndrome is independently related to adiposity and fasting plasma glucose

  Adiponectin Aldosterone
Covariate β ± SE P= β ± SE P=
Age (per 5 years) 0.445 ± 0.106 <0.001 −7.542 ± 2.218 0.001
Waist (per 10 cm) −1.418 ± 0.283 <0.001 - -
Body fat (per 5%) - - 14.329 ± 3.702 <0.001
SBP (per 10 mmHg) 0.236 ± 0.103 0.023 - -
IFG + DM (yes vs. no) −1.812 ± 0.597 0.003 - -
AC sugar (mM) - - 0.487 ± 0.124 <0.001
HDL-C (mM) 4.512 ± 0.505 <0.001 - -
CRE (per μmol/L) - - 0.039 ± 0.008 <0.001
Adiponectin (μg/mL) - - −0.019 ± 0.025 0.436
Aldosterone (per 100 pmol/L) −0.124 ± .0.065 0.059 - -
R 2 0.239   0.104  
  1. The abbreviations are the same as those in Table 1. Those p values < 0.05 were in bold form.