Table 4.

Multiple regression analyses between adiposity and inflammation- and angiogenesis-related biomarker measurements adjusted for age, sex, and tumor stage

VEGF-A (pg/mL)VEGF-D (pg/mL)CRP (mg/L)SAA (mg/L)sICAM-1 (mg/L)sVCAM-1 (mg/L)
βpβpβpβpβpβp
BMI (kg/m2)−0.020.28−0.0020.730.040.18−0.00011.000.010.320.030.006
SFA, L3/L4 (cm2)−0.00030.650.0000070.820.0010.310.00040.790.00010.780.0050.15
SFA, L4/L5 (cm2)−0.00030.64−0.000030.920.0010.380.0010.660.0000011.000.0050.13
VFA, L3/L4 (cm2)0.00010.160.0010.680.0030.020.000.040.100.210.150.07
VFA, L4/L5 (cm2)0.0010.130.00040.350.00390.020.0030.090.0010.100.0010.036
Ratio 1: VFA:SFA at L3/L40.430.00060.0150.800.530.0530.660.0070.150.040.060.33
Ratio 2: VFA:SFA at L4/L50.620.0010.090.300.890.410.760.040.270.010.100.32
  • Abbreviations: cm, centimeters; L, liters; mg, milligrams.