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Table 2 Partial correlation(s) for serum outcome in relation to the personal value variables of Japanese adolescents, adjusted by all other variables

From: Personal values in adolescence and their associations with metabolic biomarkers in adulthood: a Japanese population-based study

  LDL a HDL b HbA1c c BMI d Waist e SBP f DBP g
MEN (N = 261)
 Not bothering others -0.041 0.060 0.000 -0.037 0.045 0.062 -0.068
 Being highly evaluated by others -0.031 -0.003 -0.059 -0.021 0.012 -0.014 -0.042
 Having and keeping a belief -0.059 -0.068 0.046 0.005 -0.050 0.078 -0.093
 Economically succeeding 0.020 -0.123 0.087 -0.002 0.007 0.071 -0.069
 Improving society 0.101 -0.074 -0.101 -0.025 -0.015 -0.094 0.115
 Exploring what you were interested in 0.022 0.094 0.101 0.045 0.058 -0.023 -0.039
 Having influence on society -0.048 0.133* -0.026 -0.039 0.083 0.046 -0.035
 Actively challenging -0.052 -0.027 0.019 -0.040 -0.016 0.102 -0.065
 Cherishing familiar people 0.069 -0.025 -0.020 0.083 -0.129* -0.135* 0.134*
 Graduating from a famous school -0.052 0.012 -0.045 -0.002 -0.011 -0.064 0.083
 Maintaining a stable life -0.036 0.012 0.054 0.029 0.019 0.011 -0.034
 Commitment to Values(PVQ-IIz) -0.016 -0.084 -0.036 0.010 -0.006 -0.077 0.098
WOMEN (N = 407)
 Not bothering others -0.071 -0.065 0.000 0.019 -0.052 0.125* -0.123*
 Being highly evaluated by others -0.057 0.017 -0.036 -0.035 0.044 -0.025 0.074
 Having and keeping a belief -0.048 0.050 0.085 -0.016 -0.001 0.058 -0.024
 Economically succeeding -0.019 0.009 0.018 0.018 0.042 -0.051 0.053
 Improving society -0.054 0.005 0.019 0.005 -0.037 0.010 -0.026
 Exploring what you were interested in 0.059 0.055 0.081 0.058 -0.050 0.026 -0.030
 Having influence on society 0.057 0.031 0.066 -0.061 0.074 -0.054 0.059
 Actively challenging -0.024 -0.088 -0.067 -0.017 0.023 0.040 -0.069
 Cherishing familiar people -0.029 0.097 0.031 0.029 0.019 -0.057 0.043
 Graduating from a famous school -0.020 0.063 0.051 -0.031 0.017 -0.025 0.007
 Maintaining a stable life 0.016 0.031 0.054 -0.027 -0.010 0.031 0.012
 Commitment to Values(PVQ-IIz) 0.088 -0.008 -0.044 0.029 -0.022 -0.055 0.036
  1. Each coefficient was controlled by age, educational status, marital status, working status, household income and all other variables of personal values and MetS-related markers
  2. a LDL low-density lipoprotein, b HDL high-density lipoprotein, c HbA1c hemoglobin A1C, d Body Mass Index, e Waist circumference, f Systolic blood pressure, g Diastolic blood pressure, z PVQ-II Personal Values Questionnaire II
  3. * p-value < 0.05