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Table 2 Cardiometabolic Risk Score Risk Index and Lipid-Metabolic Cardiovascular Risk Index in BMI and MF/BM tertiles subgroups

From: High muscular fitness has a powerful protective cardiometabolic effect in adults: influence of weight status

MF/BM tertiles Study variables BMI Groups
BMI Normal BMI OW/OB
Fit (third tertile)   (n = 1,758) (n = 294)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 142.9 ± 31.4 148.8 ± 36.4
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 83.1 ± 38.6 100.4 ± 44.0*
LDL-c mg/dL) 81.6 ± 26.3 82.6 ± 24.5
HDL-c (mg/dL) 45.9 ± 12.4 43.5 ± 18.1
Glucose (mg/dL) 70.6 ± 10.7 71.9 ± 8.6
WC 74.9 ± 5.2 86.0 ± 6.0*
MPB 87.0 ± 9.8 87.5 ± 10.5
CMRSI −0.423 ± 0.791 0.018 ± 0.965*
LMCRI −1.961 ± 0.340 −0.425 ± 0.371*
Average fit (second tertile)   (n = 1,576) (n = 399)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 156.3 ± 35.0 148.8 ± 23.9*
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 88.2 ± 43.2 115.2 ± 64.1*
LDL-c mg/dL) 88.6 ± 26.1 85.8 ± 24.2
HDL-c (mg/dL) 50.5 ± 25.2 40.4 ± 10.9*
Glucose (mg/dL) 74.9 ± 11.4 79.9 ± 11.1*
WC 73.8 ± 6.4 87.1 ± 7.0*
MPB 87.2 ± 9.6 91.9 ± 8.5*
CMRSI −0.363 ± 0.723 0.064 ± 0.878*
LMCRI 0.859 ± 0.397 1.047 ± 0.325*
Unfit (first tertile)   (n = 1,480) (n = 588)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 159.9 ± 32.5 151.2 ± 29.3
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 94.2 ± 42.4 119.4 ± 70.4*
LDL-c mg/dL) 89.5 ± 26.6 92.6 ± 31.5
HDL-c (mg/dL) 53.7 ± 14.4 38.5 ± 14.2*
Glucose (mg/dL) 76.8 ± 11.5 80.5 ± 10.1*
WC 72.7 ± 5.6 83.5 ± 8.6*
MPB 86.3 ± 9.0 89.2 ± 9.1
CMRSI −0.355 ± 0.676 0.132 ± 1.104*
LMCRI 0.941 ± 0.298 1.044 ± 0.351*
  1. Age and smoking were used as covariates (ANCOVA). Differences within the respective BMI groups between the fitness tertiles were compared with the unfit subgroup using Bonferroni correction
  2. MF/BM muscular fitness/body mass; OW/OB overweight/obese; WC waist circumference; MBP mean blood pressure; LMCRI lipid-metabolic cardiovascular risk index; CMRSI Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Score Index
  3. * P < 0.001. Mean ± standard deviation