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Table 3 Correlates of exhaled breath temperature (°C) in multiple regression model

From: Host and environmental predictors of exhaled breath temperature in the elderly

  Adjusted regression coefficients 95% CI P-value Partial R2
Age, +1 year -0.069°C -0.112 to -0.026 0.0020 6.45%
Women -0.714°C -1.110 to -0.319 0.0006 5.73%
Physical activity, + 30 min/week -0.104°C -0.184 to -0.025 0.011 6.19%
BMI, + 1 kg/m2 0.048°C 0.001 to 0.096 0.048 3.98%
Daily average ambient temperature, +1°C 0.088°C 0.018 to 0.158 0.017 2.22%
  1. Predictors identified from a stepwise regression model with parameters included; sex, age, family income, education, blue/white collar worker, past smoking status, regular physical activity, BMI, glucose, total cholesterol, HDL/LDL cholesterol, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, statins, anti-hypertensive medication, acetylsalicylic acid, COPD, asthma, daily average ambient temperature and daily average relative humidity.