Table 1: The correlation between TG/HDL ratio and other parameters of insulin resistance.

TGTCLDLHDLLDL #LDL SizeHOMA-IRQUICKIWH ratiozBMI

TC0.33***
LDL0.20**0.94***
HDL−0.27***0.28***0.06
LDL #0.36***0.82***0.90***−0.19**
LDL Size−0.36***0.24***−0.18**−0.48***−0.18**
HOMA-IR0.27***−0.020.01−0.28***0.09−0.24***
QUICKI−0.38***−0.01−0.040.37***−0.130.29***−0.73***
WH ratio0.16*0.120.11−0.080.130.020.090.03
zBMI0.24***0.080.07−0.17*0.14*−0.16*0.25***−0.34***0.06
TG/HDL0.92***0.18**0.13*−0.50***0.36***−0.54***0.32***−0.40**0.17*0.26***

TG: triglyceride, TC: total cholesterol, LDL: low-density lipoprotein, HDL: high-density lipoprotein, LDL #: no. of LDL particles, LDL Size: Size of LDL particles, HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, QUICKI: quantitative insulin sensitivity check index, WH: waist hip, zBMI: age- and sex- corrected body mass index, TG/HDL: ratio of TG to HDL.
*P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001.