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Table 4 Univariate Correlations of Visceral Fat Area, Subcutaneous Fat Area and Markers of Cholesterol Synthesis (Desmosterol, Lathosterol) and Cholesterol Absorption (Cholestanol, Sitosterol)

From: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol is inversely correlated with abdominal visceral fat area: a magnetic resonance imaging study

  Visceral Fat Area; Pearson's r, (p-value) Subcutaneous Fat Area; Pearson's r, (p-value)
Cholestanol -.433 (.004) -.270 (.084)
Cholestanol:cholesterol ratio; CCR -.357 (.020) -.236 (.132)
Desmosterol .264 (.092) .158 (.317)
Desmosterol:cholesterol ratio; DCR .421 (.006) .232 (.140)
Lathosterol .404 (.008) .528 (<.001)
Lathosterol:cholesterol ratio; LCR .454 (.003) .548 (<.001)
Sitosterol -.248 (.114) -.273 (.080)