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Table 2 Partial correlation coefficients between anthropometric measurements and serum lipid profilesa

From: Gender and urban–rural difference in anthropometric indices predicting dyslipidemia in Chinese primary school children: a cross-sectional study

  TC
Coefficient
(p-value)
TG
Coefficient
(p-value)
HDL-C
Coefficient
(p-value)
LDL-C
Coefficient
(p-value)
Boys
 BMI z-score 0.22 (<0.0001) 0.22 (<0.0001) −0.12 (0.01) 0.21 (<0.0001)
 WHR 0.15 (0.002) 0.26 (<0.0001) −0.18 (0.0003) 0.14 (0.007)
 WHtR 0.21 (<0.0001) 0.31 (<0.0001) −0.18 (0.0003) 0.19 (0.0002)
 MaHtR 0.27 (<0.0001) 0.26 (<0.0001) −0.07 (0.1) 0.23 (<0.0001)
Girls
 BMI z-score 0.10 (0.06) 0.11 (0.04) −0.10 (0.05) 0.11 (0.04)
 WHR −0.05 (0.4) 0.10 (0.047) −0.13 (0.02) −0.03 (0.5)
 WHtR 0.01 (0.8) 0.10 (0.07) −0.15 (0.003) 0.03 (0.5)
 MaHtR 0.11 (0.03) 0.08 (0.1) −0.006 (0.9) 0.08 (0.1)
  1. TC total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, BMI body mass index, WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-height ratio, MaHtR mid-upper arm height ratio
  2. aAdjusted for age