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Table 4 The association between fasting glucose level and determining factors according to multivariate regression. Participants with type 2 diabetes (N = 22) were excluded

From: A comparison of indices of glucose metabolism in five black populations: data from modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS)

  Beta (S.E.) 95 % CI p-value
BMI (kg/m2) 0.01 ± 0.01 (0.01–0.02) <0.001
Age (y) 0.02 ± 0.004 (0.01–0.03) <0.001
Sex (male = 0; female = 1) −0.22 ± 0.09 (−0.39–0.16) <0.001
Smoker (no = 0; yes = 1) −0.09 ± 0.02 (−0.14–0.05) <0.001
Hypertension (no = 0; yes = 1) 0.18 ± 0.10 (0.05–0.30) 0.005
Education (years) −0.01 ± 0.001 (−0.03–0.01) 0.213
MVPA (min/day) −0.002 ± 0.001 (−0.004–0.001) 0.190
Sedentary time (1-min bouts) −0.002 ± 0.001 (−0.004–0.001) 0.001
Site    
     Ghana 0.36 ± 0.10 (0.16–0.56) 0.001
     South Africa −0.64 ± 0.08 (−0.80–0.47) <0.001
     Jamaica −0.01 ± 0.08 (−0.15–0.17) 0.898
     Seychelles 0.17 ± 0.08 (0.01–0.32) 0.037