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Table 3 Clinical correlates of serum neuregulin 4 (Nrg4) levels with metabolic risk factors

From: Association of circulating neuregulin 4 with metabolic syndrome in obese adults: a cross-sectional study

  Correlation coefficient P value Multiple adjusted P value*
Age, years 0.105 < 0.001
Gender (male = 1, female = 2) < 0.001
BMI, kg/m2 –0.099 < 0.001 0.011
Waist circumference, cm –0.112 < 0.001 0.034
Systolic BP, mmHg –0.038 0.190 0.381
Diastolic BP, mmHg –0.047 0.105 0.944
Total cholesterol, mmol/L –0.019 0.512 0.079
Total triglycerides, mmol/L –0.053 0.067 0.617
LDL-cholesterol, mmol/L –0.015 0.602 0.025
HDL-cholesterol, mmol/L 0.049 0.091 0.464
Fasting glucose, mmol/L –0.098 < 0.001 0.007
HOMA-IR –0.047 0.104 0.266
Body fat mass, kg –0.0005 0.988 0.013
  1. BMI body mass index, BP blood pressure, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance
  2. *Adjusted for age, gender, smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical activity