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Table 3 Standardized linear regression coefficients for the association between obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors

From: Association between obesity indices and cardiovascular risk factors in late adolescence in the Seychelles

  Males Females
  BMI Waist WHiR WHtR Fat% BMI Waist WHiR WHtR Fat%
Systolic BP 0.25*** 0.25*** 0.09ns 0.23** 0.19** 0.30*** 0.29*** 0.12ns 0.23*** 0.34***
Diastolic BP 0.25*** 0.24*** 0.10ns 0.25** 0.15* 0.36*** 0.32*** 0.10ns 0.29*** 0.40***
LDL-cholesterol 0.24** 0.19* 0.16* 0.23** 0.17* 0.06ns 0.04ns 0.00ns 0.08ns 0.12*
HDL-cholesterol −0.21** −0.12ns 0.00ns −0.15* −0.16* −0.17** −0.19** −0.17* −0.22** −0.14*
Triglycerides 0.40*** 0.37*** 0.20** 0.41*** 0.29*** 0.26*** 0.29*** 0.08ns 0.31*** 0.26***
Fasting glucose 0.05ns 0.03Ns 0.06ns 0.07ns 0.06ns 0.37*** 0.36*** 0.21** 0.36*** 0.25***
Uric acid 0.34*** 0.35*** 0.23** 0.37*** 0.27*** 0.27*** 0.30*** 0.15* 0.30*** 0.25***
  1. BMI: body mass index; WHiR; waist/hip ratio; WHtR: waist/height ratio; Fat%: fat percent (bioimpedance).
  2. Each line represents a different model, separately in males and in females.
  3. * p<0.05; ** p <0.01; *** p <0.001.