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Table 6 Correlation between anthropometric variables and fasting glucose levels, insulin levels and lipid profile in female adolescents including all Tanner's stages.

From: Impact of obesity on glucose and lipid profiles in adolescents at different age groups in relation to adulthood

Variables BMI WC:AC CPR STR SUM
Glucose 0.80 0.87 0.82 0.75 0.92
Insulin 0.70 0.85 0.84 0.85 0.92
TG 0.78 0.94 0.95 0.76 0.93
TC 0.82 0.92 0.85 0.75 0.91
HDL 0.74 0.91 0.92 0.84 0.91
LDL 0.82 0.91 0.86 0.79 0.91
T:HDLC 0.75 0.92 0.92 0.86 0.93
  1. All correlation coefficients were statistically significant at least P < 0.01. See text for abbreviations.