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Table 4 Association between resting heart rate and metabolic variables among adolescents (Brazil, n = 971)

From: Resting heart rate: its correlations and potential for screening metabolic dysfunctions in adolescents

  Binary logistic regression
RHR (beats/min) LDL-C HDL-C Triglycerides TC Glucose
  OR (OR95%CI) OR (OR95%CI) OR (OR95%CI) OR (OR95%CI) OR (OR95%CI)
<70 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
70-77.4 1.24 (0.67-2.28) 1.28 (0.64-2.54) 1.36 (0.12-15.4) 1.21 (0.54-2.71) 1.69 (0.42-6.74)
77.5-85.9 0.99 (0.54-1.79) 1.52 (0.80-2.89) 5.46 (0.68-43.9) 1.01 (0.45-2.22) 2.69 (0.75-9.64)
≥86 1.20 (0.68-2.12) 1.66 (0.88-3.11) 4.04 (0.50-32.3) 1.19 (0.56-2.52) 3.06 (0.88-10.6)
  1. Binary logistic regression adjusted by age, pubertal stage, gender and cardiorespiratory fitness; OR = odds ratio; 95%CI = 95% confidence interval; LDL-C = low density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C = high density lipoprotein cholesterol; TC = total cholesterol; RHR = resting heart rate.