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Table 3 Pearson´s correlation coefficients among anthropometric indices and cardiometabolic risk factors

From: Association between anthropometric indices and cardiometabolic risk factors in pre-school children

Overall Body mass index Waist circumference Waist to height ratio Triceps- and subscapular-skinfolds sum Fat mass index
Fasting glucose 0.149* 0.177** 0.044 0.090 0.115
Fasting insulin 0.514*** 0.524*** 0.304*** 0.494*** 0.500**
HOMA-IR 0.509*** 0.521*** 0.296*** 0.483*** 0.492**
Triglycerides 0.230*** 0.191** 0.177** 0.168* 0.190**
Total cholesterol 0.001 0.037 −0.072 0.086 0.063
LDL cholesterol 0.019 0.051 −0.037 0.088 0.072
HDL cholesterol −0.114 −0.092 −0.196** −0.029 −0.060
Non-HDL cholesterol 0.053 0.082 0.015 0.110 0.097
ApoA-I −0.024 −0.013 −0.119 0.045 0.022
ApoB −0.002 0.039 −0.011 0.052 0.040
ApoB/apoA-I 0.012 0.037 0.058 0.015 0.019
LDL cholesterol/apoB 0.013 0.007 −0.058 0.079 0.061
Girls
Fasting glucose 0.261* 0.281** 0.149 0.204 0.221*
Fasting insulin 0.543*** 0.505*** 0.332** 0.509*** 0.520**
HOMA-IR 0.541*** 0.506*** 0.330** 0.504*** 0.516**
Triglycerides 0.439*** 0.367*** 0.317** 0.354** 0.382**
Total cholesterol −0.024 0.008 −0.082 0.049 0.028
LDL cholesterol −0.011 −0.008 −0.069 0.060 0.040
HDL cholesterol −0.211* −0.146 −0.220* −0.169 −0.187
Non-HDL cholesterol 0.046 0.054 −0.007 0.107 0.092
ApoA-I −0.095 −0.035 −0.122 −0.052 −0.069
ApoB −0.012 0.015 −0.022 0.063 0.042
ApoB/apoA-I 0.043 0.031 0.050 0.078 0.070
LDL cholesterol/apoB −0.059 −0.110 −0.155 −0.014 −0.029
Boys
Fasting glucose 0.084 0.134 0.013 0.090 0.089
Fasting insulin 0.504*** 0.537*** 0.285** 0.474*** 0.484**
HOMA-IR 0.493*** 0.531*** 0.275** 0.465*** 0.475**
Triglycerides 0.109 0.096 0.119 0.090 0.100
Total cholesterol 0.019 0.054 −0.071 0.097 0.078
LDL cholesterol 0.040 0.087 −0.024 0.097 0.087
HDL cholesterol −0.055 −0.066 −0.194* 0.026 −0.003
Non-HDL cholesterol 0.058 0.104 0.028 0.109 0.100
ApoA-I 0.023 −0.002 −0.122 0.095 0.070
ApoB 0.004 0.056 −0.005 0.045 0.039
ApoB/apoA-I −0.010 0.043 0.064 −0.019 −0.010
LDL cholesterol/apoB 0.051 0.063 −0.026 0.104 0.093
  1. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001