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Table 7 Multiple linear regression of biological variables on lifestyle factors

From: Obesity and cardio-metabolic risk factors in urban adults of Benin: Relationship with socio-economic status, urbanisation, and lifestyle patterns

  BMI* WC** HDL-Chol** TG** SBP** DBP** FPG**
  B P β p β p β P β P β p β p
DQS 0.01 0.819 -0.01 0.662 -0.06 0.446 0.01 0.979 -0.03 0.612 -0.04 0.522 0.05 0.542
SS -0.05 0.374 -0.06 0.050 -0.11 0.106 -0.12 0.077 -0.03 0.709 -0.09 0.187 0.02 0.840
ACS -0.03 0.657 -0.07 0.028 0.04 0.558 -0.03 0.672 0.03 0.686 -0.03 0.693 0.05 0.468
PAS -0.43 <0.001 -0.09 0.036 0.10 0.280 -0.05 0.549 -0.23 0.012 -0.24 0.010 -0.15 0.123
R2*** 0.40 0.83 0.16 0.25 0.26 0.22 0.12
  1. * The model includes age, sex, SES, and lifestyle factors.
  2. ** The model includes age, sex, SES, BMI and lifestyle factors.
  3. *** All of the models' R2 were significant
  4. DQS: Diet quality score; SS: Smoking score; ACS: Alcohol consumption score; PAS: Physical activity score BMI: Body mass index; WC: Waist circumference; HDL-chol: High density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG: Triglycerides; SBP: Systolic blood pressure; DBP: Diastolic blood pressure; FPG: Fasting plasma glucose.