Journal of Diabetes Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Sex Differences in the Association between Level of Childhood Interleukin-6 and Insulin Resistance in Adolescence

Table 2

Pearson correlations between IL-6 at age 9 yrs and IL-6 and HOMA-IR at age 13 yrs, (1) unadjusted, (2) adjusted for sum of 4 skinfolds (S4SF), (3) VO2peak (mL/kg), and (4) both S4SF and VO2peak at age 13 yrs.

Risk factors age 13 yrsIL-6 age 9 yrs
UnadjustedAdjusted for S4SFAdjusted for Adjusted for S4SF &

IL-6
 Boys0.1300.1380.1360.133
 Girls0.360*0.349*0.402*0.388*
HOMA-IRa
 Boys0.0530.0650.0440.055
 Girls0.223*0.199*0.223*0.211*

* value < 0.04. Significant correlations in bold face.
a adjusted for HOMA age 9 yrs.

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