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Table 2 Correlations between PUFT (mm) and anthropometric, hormone and metabolic parameters in subjects under study (n = 42)

From: Para- and perirenal ultrasonographic fat thickness is associated with 24-hours mean diastolic blood pressure levels in overweight and obese subjects

Parameter r p value
Age (years) 0.10 0.545
Body mass index (kg/ m−2) 0.11 0.498
Waist circumference (cm) 0.39 0.010
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 0.10 0.514
Fasting insulin (μUI/ml) 0.45 0.003
HOMAIR 0.45 0.003
Office systolic BP (mmHg) 0.03 0.874
Office diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.20 0.199
24-h urine aldosterone (μg/24 h) 0.32 0.040
24-h systolic BP (mmHg) 0.01 0.976
24-h diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.34 0.026
Diurnal systolic BP (mmHg) 0.01 0.932
Diurnal diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.29 0.059
Nocturnal systolic BP (mmHg) 0.11 0.504
Nocturnal diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.20 0.205
  1. r represents the Pearson correlation coefficient
  2. PUFT para- and perirenal ultrasonographic fat thickness