Table 4.

Relationship between abdominal AT distribution and metabolic variables

Visceral ATAbdominal Subcutaneous AT
UnadjustedAdjusted4-150UnadjustedAdjusted4-151
Fasting glucose0.24
Glucose area0.500.35
Fasting insulin0.46
Insulin area0.27
Glucose disposal −0.40−0.29
  • All listed correlations are significant (P < 0.05):

  • F4-150 after controlling for nonabdominal AT, abdominal subcutaneous AT, age, andV˙o 2 max;

  • F4-151 after controlling for nonabdominal AT, visceral AT, age, andV˙o 2 max;

  • n = 55.