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Boyne, Michael S; Bennett, NR; Cooper, RS; Royal, TY; Bennett, FI; Luke, A; Wilks, Rainford J; Forrester, Terrence E
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Sex-differences in adiponectin levels and body fat distribution: longitudinal observations in Afro-Jamaicans
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2010
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90
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e33-e36
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Abstract
We longitudinally explored the relationship of body size and adiponectin levels in 393 community-dwelling Afro-Jamaicans. Adiponectin levels were greater in women, increased with age and declined with abdominal adiposity. Multivariate regression analyses suggest that subcutaneous fat in women may contribute significantly to the variance in their adiponectin levels.....
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