Table 5

Coefficients (β) of BMI, height and weight, estimated by regression analysis for the logarithm of CA19-9 among the subjects excluding those with le/le genotype
β (p-value) β (p-value)
adjusted for sex & Se genotype adjusted for sex, Se genotype & agea
Children
 BMI −0.018 (<0.001) −0.010 (0.022)
Height −0.005 (<0.001) −0.003 (0.013)
Weight −0.006 (<0.001) −0.005 (0.002)
Parentsb
 BMI 0.004 (0.31) 0.003 (0.39)
Height −0.003 (0.17) −0.002 (0.25)
Weight 0.001 (0.71) 0.001 (0.70)

aFive-year age groups.

bDrinking and smoking statuses are added as adjusting factors

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Kawai et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-23

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