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Table 2 Univariate linear regression analysis of association of homocysteine with sociodemographic, anthropometric, biochemical and physiological characteristics

From: Hyperhomocysteinemia and its relations to conventional risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in adult Nigerians: the REMAH study

  β value P value
Socio-demographic   
Age 0.097 0.0005
Sex 1.015 0.1856
Cigarette smoking 1.755 0.2215
Alcohol intake 1.542 0.0442
Body Mass Index 0.083 0.3449
Waist-hip ratio 0.002 0.3200
Biochemical   
LDL 0.007 0.6824
HDL-C − 0.015 0.0166
TAG 0.026 0.0252
Total Cholesterol 0.003 0.8568
Blood Glucose 0.044 0.2148
Physiological   
Systolic BP 2.220  < 0.0001
Diastolic BP 1.564  < 0.0001
Pulse rate 0.353 0.1179