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Table 2 Correlation between serum lipoprotein fractions, BMI, insulin, 24-h average SBP, HOMA with LVMI and RWT

From: Lipid profile and left ventricular geometry pattern in obese children

 LVMIRWT
 correlationp-valuecorrelationp-value
Cholesterol, mmol/L1−0.190.23−0.080.52
Triglycerides, mmol/L10.32< 0.01**0.190.13
LDL, mmol/L−0.0030.980.040.75
HDL, mmol/L1−0.160.21−0.230.06
TG/HDL ratio [1]0.33< 0.01**0.24< 0.05*
BMI [1]0.55< 0.01***0.39< 0.01**
Insulin, μU/mL10.110.40.41< 0.01**
24 h-average SBP0.35< 0.01**0.33< 0.01**
HOMA index [1]0.130.360.43< 0.01**
  1. 1log transformed
  2. Significance levels are given for *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  3. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, LDLLow Density Lipoprotein, HDL High Density Lipoprotein, TG Triglycerides, LVMI Left ventricular mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, RWT relative wall thickness