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Table 5 Results of multiple regression analysis for the percent predictive ERV including body mass index and sonographic measurement (subcutaneous, visceral and total abdominal adipose tissue)

From: The impact of abdominal adiposity measured by sonography on the pulmonary function of pre-menopausal females

Variable OR IC 95 % p
BMI    
Normal weight ≤ 24.9    
Overweight 3.96 1.25-12.6 0.010
Obese 9.00 2.55-31.2 0.001
SAT    
Normal weight ≤ 2.09    
Overweight 10.7 3.36-34.4 <0.001
Obese 14.9 3.27-66.6 <0.001
VAT    
Normal weight ≤ 3.7    
Overweight 1.33 0.48-3.67 0.570
Obese 9.25 1.85-45.4 0.007
TAT    
Normal weight ≤ 5.57    
Overweight 4.38 1.45-13.3 0.009
Obese 25.6 4.71-142.8 <0.001
  1. OR, odds ratio, IC, confidence interval, p, significance, BMI, Body mass índex, TAT, Total abdominal adipose tissue, VAT, Visceral adipose tissue, SAT, Subcutaneous adipose tissue