Table 4.

Linear regression analyses for the relationship between BMI and serum iron, transferrin saturation, and log ferritin adjusted for age according to HFE genotype.1

wt/wtC282Y/wt
Coefficient ± SEPCoefficient ± SEP
Females
Iron, μmol/L−0.1753 ± 0.03420.0001−0.2267 ± 0.10120.03
Transferrin sat,2 %−0.3012 ± 0.09480.001−0.2871 ± 0.1892NS
Ferritin, μg/L0.0211 ± 0.00570.00020.0040 ± 0.0159NS
Males
Iron, μmol/L−0.0965 ± 0.04570.03−0.0970 ± 0.1597NS
Transferrin sat, %−0.3365 ± 0.08130.0001−0.1248 ± 0.2890NS
Ferritin, μg/L0.0397 ± 0.00660.0001−0.0005 ± 0.0217NS