Table 2

The multivariate linear regression models for predicting cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2max) in men and women
Reference category Men Women
N = 222; R2= 0.453 N = 181; R2= 0.404
Variable Regression coefficient β Standard error Pa Regression coefficient β Standard error Pa
Constant 84.10 5.08 <0.001 80.41 5.97 <0.001
BMI 1 kg/m2 increment 0.09 0.28 0.742 −0.94 0.28 0.001
WC 1 cm increment −0.36 0.11 0.001 −0.13 0.12 0.29
Age 1 year increment −0.30 0.05 <0.001 −0.19 0.07 0.006
Smoking not smoking 1.23 1.19 0.301 0.09 1.50 0.952
Hours of training per week 1 hour/week increment −2.18 0.91 0.017 −2.10 0.56 <0.001
Weekly caloric expenditure for physical activity 1 kcal/week increment 0.008 0.002 <0.001 0.011 0.002 <0.001

Abbreviations: BMI = Body Mass Index, WC = waist circumference.

p values are for association of the variables with VO2max.

R2 - a measure of goodness-of-fit in linear regression.

The statistical analysis performed: multivariate linear regression models for predicting VO2max in men and women.

Dagan et al.

Dagan et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:12   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-12

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