Table 2

Correlations between relative handgrip strength and metabolic parameters according to both sexes

Men (n=1845)Women (n=1505)
rP valuerP value
WC, cm−0.188<0.001−0.251<0.001
SBP, mm Hg−0.0100.663−0.0200.446
DBP, mm Hg−0.0300.174−0.0690.008
TC, mg/dL−0.0070.750−0.0400.121
TG, mg/dL−0.0510.023−0.0380.142
LDL-C, mg/dL−0.0490.028−0.0330.199
HDL-C, mg/dL0.112<0.0010.0230.363
FPG, mg/dL−0.0300.630−0.0200.432
HbA1c, %−0.0320.153−0.0540.037
  • Pearson’s correlation coefficient adjusted for age.

  • DBP, diastolic blood pressure; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; WC, waist circumference.