Table 7

Multiple linear regression of biological variables on lifestyle factors

BMI*

WC**

HDL-Chol**

TG**

SBP**

DBP**

FPG**


B

P

β

p

β

p

β

P

β

P

β

p

β

p


DQS

0.01

0.819

-0.01

0.662

-0.06

0.446

0.01

0.979

-0.03

0.612

-0.04

0.522

0.05

0.542

SS

-0.05

0.374

-0.06

0.050

-0.11

0.106

-0.12

0.077

-0.03

0.709

-0.09

0.187

0.02

0.840

ACS

-0.03

0.657

-0.07

0.028

0.04

0.558

-0.03

0.672

0.03

0.686

-0.03

0.693

0.05

0.468

PAS

-0.43

<0.001

-0.09

0.036

0.10

0.280

-0.05

0.549

-0.23

0.012

-0.24

0.010

-0.15

0.123


R2***

0.40

0.83

0.16

0.25

0.26

0.22

0.12


* The model includes age, sex, SES, and lifestyle factors.

** The model includes age, sex, SES, BMI and lifestyle factors.

*** All of the models' R2 were significant

DQS: Diet quality score; SS: Smoking score; ACS: Alcohol consumption score; PAS: Physical activity score BMI: Body mass index; WC: Waist circumference; HDL-chol: High density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG: Triglycerides; SBP: Systolic blood pressure; DBP: Diastolic blood pressure; FPG: Fasting plasma glucose.

Sodjinou et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-84

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