Table 2

Relationship between intra-abdominal adipose tissue and variables related to the bones of children and adolescents
Univariate Multivariable model
r(r95%CI) βadjusted± SEM 95%CI) P
BMD*
IAAT* −0.17 (−0.03; -0.32) −0.134 ± 0.042 (−0.217;-0.050) 0.002

* = numerical variable under logarithm transformation; βadjusted = model adjusted by sex, age, height, total body fatness, trunk fatness and pubertal stage; BMD = bone mineral density; IAAT = intra-abdominal adipose tissue; SEM = standard error mean; 95%CI = 95% confidence interval.

Júnior et al.

Júnior et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-37

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