Table 3

Age and sex adjusted relations of serum 25(OH)D and metabolic covariates (n = 601)
Coefficient(SE)* P
Age −0.24(0.05) <0.0001
sex −3.76(0.92) <0.0001
BMI −1.72(0.13) <0.0001
Waist circumference −0.63(0.06) <0.0001
Fasting plasma glucose −6.53(0.67) <0.0001
Fasting insulin −0.39(0.04) <0.0001
HOMA-IR −1.49(0.14) <0.0001
Triglycerides −2.51(0.27) <0.0001
HDL cholesterol 8.67(1.43) <0.0001
LDL cholesterol −1.33(0.49) 0.0067
Systolic blood pressure −0.06(0.02) 0.0162
Diastolic blood pressure −0.07(0.03) 0.0455

*Coefficients represent change in 25(OH)D (ng/ml) for an increase in the value of the predictor variables shown (1-SD increase for continuous predictor variables).

Yin et al.

Yin et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:68   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-68

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