Table 3: Partial correlation (r)1 between inflammatory markers and indicators of obesity in overweight and obese patients.

BMI 25 to 29.9 (n = 38)BMI ≥ 30.0 (n = 46)
IL-4FBRIL-6hs-CRP

BMI (kg/m2)−0.090.320.460.33
Neck circumference (cm)−0.180.120.340.20
Waist circumference (cm)−0.200.240.340.16
Hip circumference (cm)−0.0080.070.420.10
WHC−0.210.20−0.040.11
LAP (cm/mmol/l)−0.450.35−0.13−0.26
VAI (log)−0.370.26−0.08−0.26
DAAT (cm2)−0.190.260.360.12

1Adjusted for sex and age. BMI: body mass index; WHC: waist-hip circumference; LAP: lipid accumulation product; VAI: visceral adiposity index; DAAT: deep-abdominal-adipose tissue; IL: interleukin; FBR: fibrinogen; hs-CRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein. ; .