Journal of Diabetes Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Pearson correlations between IL-6 at age 9 yrs and IL-6 and HOMA-IR at age 13 yrs in groups based on sexual maturation and adjusted for HOMA age 9 yrs.


BoysTanner stages 1–3830.006
Tanner stages 4-5630.107
GirlsTanner stages 1–3410.286
Tanner stages 4-5990.218*

Significant correlations in bold face. * value = 0.031. value = 0.077, borderline significant.

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