Table 2

Pearson’s correlation coefficients for each component of metabolic syndrome and age in relation to insulin levels

VariablesInsulin(n=321)
UnadjustedAdjusted for age
Pearson’s coefficientP valuePearson’s coefficientP value
Age (year)−0.040.50NANA
SBP (mmHg)0.21<0.0010.22<0.001
DBP (mmHg)0.110.050.100.07
Waist circumference (cm)0.43<0.0010.44<0.001
FPG (mg/dL)0.38<0.0010.39<0.001
HDL-C (mg/dL)−0.37<0.001−0.37<0.001
TG (mg/dL)0.37<0.0010.37<0.001
  • DBP, diastolic blood pressure; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; NA, not applicable; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TG, triglyceride.