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Table 2 Partial correlation between adipokines and markers of low grade systemic inflammation in dependency on BMI.

From: Influence of smoking and body weight on adipokines in middle aged women

  Adiponectin bivariate BMI adjusted Leptin bivariate BMI adjusted A/L ratio bivariate BMI adjusted
Smokers
BMI -0.021   0.766***   -0.560***  
Leukocytes -0.198 -0.197 0.289+ 0.275+ -0.075 0.009
CRP 0.002   -0.086   0.091  
SAA 0.060 0.060 -0.062 -0,083 0.021 0.018
TNF-α -0.41 -0.047 -0.197 -0.048 0.197 0.093
IL-6 0.035 0.034 -0.079 -0.054 0.015 -0.021
Non-smokers
BMI -0.255***   0.657***   -0.379***  
Leukocytes -0.127+ -0.82 0.166* 0.054 -0.203** -0.144
CRP -0.13* -0.61 0.245*** 0.076 -0.185** -0.075
SAA -0.182 -0.07 0.627*** 0.469*** -0.347** -0.202+
TNF-α -0.02 -0.006 -0.07 -0.142+ 0.14 0.038
IL-6 0.129 0.142+ 0.013 -0.008 0.123 0.145+
  1. +P < 0.1, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001.