Table 3

Mean hs-CRP, the occurrence of high-risk hs-CRP(>2 mg/L) (%) versus fasting insulin

hs-CRP versus fasting insulin
<55–1010–15>15p Value
Mean hs-CRP (mg/L)
Unadjusted0.88±0.061.07±0.071.63±0.201.92±0.20<0.001
Model I0.86±0.061.08±0.071.65±0.201.94±0.20<0.001
Model II0.86±0.061.07±0.071.66±0.201.95±0.20<0.001
High-risk hs-CRP (hs-CRP>2 mg/L) (%)
Unadjusted7.92±0.979.80±1.0819.30±2.7428.29±4.04<0.001
Model I7.70±0.989.88±1.0819.52±2.7428.44±4.06<0.001
Model II7.75±0.999.78±1.0719.68±2.7328.54±4.04<0.001
  • Data are presented with survey means ± SE.

  • Model I: adjusted for sex, age.

  • Model II: adjusted for model I + alcohol, smoking, exercise, total energy intake.

  • hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C reactive protein.