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Table 4 Multiple linear regression using as dependent variable the log-transformed values of selected cardiometabolic risk factors

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

  Insulin HOMA-IR Triglycerides
Overalla B-coefficients ± SE R2 B-coefficients ± SE R2 B-coefficients ± SE R2
Body mass index 1.811 ± 0.189*** 0.342 1.877 ± 0.199*** 0.333 0.502 ± 0.140** 0.048
Waist circunference 2.308 ± 0.269*** 0.303 2.402 ± 0.283*** 0.298 0.613 ± 0.196** 0.036
Waist to height ratio 1.527 ± 0.254*** 0.203 1.575 ± 0.267*** 0.196 0.483 ± 0.174** 0.027
Triceps- and subscapular-skinfolds sum 0.704 ± 0.084*** 0.297 0.727 ± 0.088*** 0.289 0.174 ± 0.061** 0.029
Fat mass index 0.565 ± 0.064*** 0.313 0.584 ± 0.068*** 0.305 0.144 ± 0.047** 0.034
Boysb
Body mass index 1.880 ± 0.255*** 0.327 1.914 ± 0.267*** 0.317 0.254 ± 0.197 0.000
Waist circunference 2.488 ± 0.361*** 0.303 2.547 ± 0.377*** 0.297 0.326 ± 0.274 0.000
Waist to height ratio 1.425 ± 0.319*** 0.181 1.442 ± 0.332*** 0.177 0.313 ± 0.223 0.000
Triceps- and subscapular-skinfolds sum 0.709 ± 0.111*** 0.277 0.722 ± 0.116*** 0.270 0.080 ± 0.133 0.000
Fat mass index 0.562 ± 0.083*** 0.295 0.572 ± 0.087*** 0.287 0.075 ± 0.063 0.000
Girlsb
Body mass index 1.721 ± 0.280*** 0.342 1.831 ± 0.298*** 0.344 0.855 ± 0.186*** 0.179
Waist circunference 2.050 ± 0.402*** 0.279 2.200 ± 0.429*** 0.283 1.016 ± 0.266*** 0.127
Waist to height ratio 1.753 ± 0.429*** 0.213 1.870 ± 0.458** 0.216 0.857 ± 0.279** 0.080
Triceps- and subscapular-skinfolds sum 0.698 ± 0.129*** 0.305 0.736 ± 0.138*** 0.304 0.314 ± 0.088** 0.111
Fat mass index 0.573 ± 0.102*** 0.318 0.607 ± 0.109*** 0.318 0.271 ± 0.069*** 0.132
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 refers to the level of significance of the change in the cardiometabolic risk factor per unit of change in the anthropometric index
  2. aAdjusted by age and sex. bAdjusted by age