Variablea Chi Square (X2) Correlation Coefficientb (r) P-value
Clinical Information      
Hypertension 7.6   0.01
CHD Risk Level by FRS 3.1   0.08
HIV-specific Information      
Duration HIV infection (years)   -0.2 0.003
Total months NRTI use   -0.2 0.001
Abacavir 2.9   0.09
Didanosine 13.9   0.0002
Laboratory Results      
Triglyceride level  (mg/dL)   -0.3 <0.0001
Fasting glucose (mg/dL)   -0.1 0.05
hsCRP (mg/dL)   -0.2 0.003
HDL (mg/dL)   0.2 0.0005
Weight and Fat Measurements      
BMI (kg/m2)   -0.2 0.01
Waist circumference (cm)   -0.1 0.06
Waist/hip ratio (cm)   -0.1 0.06
Percent body fat   -0.1 0.09
Physician Visual Assessment      
Lipohypertrophy 9.2   0.002
a Table shows only the variables significantly correlated with adiponectin. All variables were inversely correlated with adiponectin, except for HDL in which higher HDL levels were correlated with higher adiponectin levels
b Spearman correlation coefficient
Table 2: Factors Correlated with Low Plasma Adiponectin (<4.0 μg/ml) among HIV-infected Men
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