Table 5: Linear correlation analysis between the indices of HRV (dependent) and independent variables.

SDNNSDSDTotal power
value value value

Age (yr)0.0460.0130.083
Variable related to whole body fat
BMI (kg/m2)0.0010.0360.001
Fat percentage (%)0.0120.0950.010
Fat Mass (kg)0.0080.0710.006
Variable related to inflammation
ESR (mm/hr)0.4930.9860.501
hsCRP (mg/L)0.2580.2920.226
Variable related to liver function
Bilirubin (mg/dL)0.5900.833
SGOT (AST) (IU/L)0.1170.3440.1370.2650.0620.615
SGPT (ALT) (IU/L)0.0070.9550.0350.7790.739
ALP (IU/L)0.2660.4050.266
Variable related to lipid profile
TG (mg/dL)0.0480.1470.020
TC (mg/dL)0.0010.0130.001
LDL (mg/dL)0.0030.0180.006
HDL (mg/dL)0.5120.0010.9950.678
VLDL (mg/dL)0.0020.0260.001
Variables related to diabetic status
FBG (mg/dL)0.0000.0000.000
PPBG (mg/dL)0.0000.0000.000
Fasting insulin (µIU/mL)0.4310.8730.475
HOMA-IR score

BMI: Body Mass Index; WHR: Waist Hip Ratio; ESR: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate; hsCRP: High-Sensitivity C Reactive Protein; SGOT: Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase; AST: Aspartate Transaminase; SGPT: Serum Glutamate Pyruvate Transaminase; ALT: Alanine Transaminase; ALP: Alkaline Phosphatase; IU: International Unit; TG: Triglycerides; TC: total cholesterol; LDL: Low Density Lipoprotein; HDL: High Density Lipoprotein; VLDL: Very Low Density Lipoprotein; FBG: fasting blood glucose; PPBG: postprandial blood glucose; HOMA-IR: Homeostatic Model Assessment for Insulin Resistance.