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Table 2 The regression models for visceral adipose tissue with clinical continuous and dichotomous risk variables for subjects without overt diabetes (N = 512)

From: High pericardial and peri-aortic adipose tissue burden in pre-diabetic and diabetic subjects

  PCF (ml) TAT (ml)
  β-Coef. p value β-Coef. p value
Age, years 0.34 <0.001 0.34 <0.001
Gender, female −0.19 <0.001 −0.38 <0.001
SBP, mmHg 0.3 <0.001 0.35 <0.001
BMI, kg/m2 0.55 <0.001 0.57 <0.001
BSA, m2 0.45 <0.001 0.51 <0.001
WC, cm 0.58 <0.001 0.64 <0.001
Body Fat, % 0.3 <0.001 0.2 <0.001
SBP, mmHg 0.3 <0.001 0.35 <0.001
Fasting glucose, mg/dL 0.22 <0.001 0.24 <0.001
Total cholesterol, mg/Dl 0.08 0.05 0.05 0.216
HDL cholesterol, mg/dL −0.24 <0.001 −0.36 <0.001
Triglyceride, mg/dL 0.18 <0.001 0.26 <0.001
LDL cholesterol, mg/dL 0.12 0.004 0.12 0.004
eGFR, mL/min/1.73 m2 −0.12 0.04 −0.22 <0.001
Hypertension 0.18 <0.001 0.22 <0.001
Hyperlipidemia 0.09 0.015 0.08 0.027
Exercise −0.08 0.019 −0.11 0.002
Alcohol use 0.004 0.935 0.1 0.015
Smoking 0.06 0.082 0.12 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin, TG triglyceride, LDL cholesterol low-density cholesterol, HDL cholesterol high-density cholesterol, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, WC waist circumference.