Table 2

Cardiometabolic features of young Japanese women grouped by tertile of adipose tissue-insulin resistance index

Adipose tissue-insulin resistance index
Triglyceride (mg/dL)47±1651±1869±34†‡
Cholesterol (mg/dL)182±30178±22187±28
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)73±1275±1474±12
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)100±2793±17100±23
FFA (mEq/L)0.45±0.170.5±0.130.71±0.26†‡
hsCRP (μg/dL)22±3416±2650±116
log hsCRP1.08±0.420.93±0.421.16±0.58
Leukocytes (x109/L)5.8±1.75.5±1.46.4±1.7
AST (U/L)17.7±417.4±4.218.2±7.4
ALT (U/L)12.3±4.112.1±3.414.9±8.5
Systolic BP (mm Hg)109±10106±10107±12
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)64±762±763±8
Resting pulse rate (bpm)63±1065±871±11†‡
  • Mean±SD (n=55 or 56) AST and ALT: aspartate- and alanine-aminotransferase, FFA: free fatty acid, hsCRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, HDL and LDL; high- and low-density lipoprotein.

  • *P<0.05 or less by Bonferroni's multiple comparison procedure.

  • †Low versus high.

  • ‡Median versus high.

  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; BP, blood pressure; bpm, beats per minute; FFA, free fatty acid; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; hsCRP, high-sensitivity C reactive protein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.