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Table 3 Multiple linear regression analysis, using each cardiometabolic risk factor as the dependent variable

From: Neck circumference as a predictor of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and low-grade systemic inflammation in children: the ACFIES study

Dependent variable Independent factor Coef. ± SE P Value Dependent variable Independent factor Coef. ± SE P Value
FPG (mg/dl) BMI (kg/m2) 0.193 ± 0.149 0.194 DBP (mmHg) BMI (kg/m2) 0.849 ± 0.106 <0.001
  WC (cm) 0.100 ± 0.056 0.075   WC (cm) 0.346 ± 0.039 <0.001
  WHR -12.777 ± 6.791 0.060   WHR 7.498 ± 5.024 0.136
  WHtR 2.198 ± 8.620 0.799   WHtR 46.847 ± 6.094 <0.001
  %BF-BIA 0.063 ± 0.075 0.399   %BF-BIA 0.500 ± 0.051 <0.001
  %BF-Skinfold 0.039 ± 0.045 0.393   %BF-Skinfold 0.283 ± 0.031 <0.001
  NC (cm) 0.815 ± 0.244 0.001   NC (cm) 1.305 ± 0.173 <0.001
HDL-C (mg/dl) BMI (kg/m2) -0.279 ± 0.236 0.237 hs-CRP (mg/dl) BMI (kg/m2) 0.132 ± 0.020 <0.001
  WC (cm) -0.237 ± 0.088 0.008   WC (cm) 0.043 ± 0.007 <0.001
  WHR -6.135 ± 10.745 0.568   WHR 2.459 ± 0.936 0.009
  WHtR -21.145 ± 13.584 0.120   WHtR 7.225 ± 1.177 <0.001
  %BF-BIA -0.149 ± 0.116 0.203   %BF-BIA 0.061 ± 0.010 <0.001
  %BF-Skinfold -0.133 ± 0.072 0.067   %BF-Skinfold 0.037 ± 0.006 <0.001
  NC (cm) -1.333 ± 0.384 0.001   NC (cm) 0.133 ± 0.034 <0.001
TG (mg/dl) BMI (kg/m2) 2.149 ± 0.621 0.001 Insulin (Ul/ml) BMI (kg/m2) 0.245 ± 0.031 <0.001
  WC (cm) 1.253 ± 0.229 <0.001   WC (cm) 0.108 ± 0.011 <0.001
  WHR 104.268 ± 28.023 <0.001   WHR 5.850 ± 1.448 <0.001
  WHtR 155.901 ± 35.351 <0.001   WHtR 14.963 ± 1.785 <0.001
  %BF-BIA 1.260 ± 0.313 <0.001   %BF-BIA 0.130 ± 0.015 <0.001
  %BF-Skinfold 0.754 ± 0.190 <0.001   %BF-Skinfold 0.086 ± 0.009 <0.001
  NC (cm) 3.887 ± 1.014 <0.001   NC (cm) 0.362 ± 0.051 <0.001
SBP (mmHg) BMI (kg/m2) 0.705 ± 0.129 <0.001 HOMA-IR BMI (kg/m2) 0.055 ± 0.007 <0.001
  WC (cm) 0.311 ± 0.048 <0.001   WC (cm) 0.024 ± 0.002 <0.001
  WHR 7.001 ± 6.020 0.245   WHR 1.192 ± 0.330 <0.001
  WHtR 34.576 ± 7.503 <0.001   WHtR 3.306 ± 0.407 <0.001
  %BF-BIA 0.362 ± 0.064 <0.001   %BF-BIA 0.029 ± 0.003 <0.001
  %BF-Skinfold 0.206 ± 0.039 <0.001   %BF-Skinfold 0.018 ± 0.002 <0.001
  NC (cm) 1.719 ± 0.205 <0.001   NC (cm) 0.085 ± 0.011 <0.001
  1. After controlling for age, gender and Tanner stage
  2. FPG fasting plasma glucose, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglycerides, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, hs-CRP high sensitivity C-reactive protein, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, %BF-BIA body fat percentage – bioelectrical impedance analysis, %BF-Skinfold body fat percentage – skinfolds, NC neck circumference