Skip to main content

Table 2 Body mass index, percent central body fat and calcium scores according to selected variables

From: Volumetric analysis of central body fat accurately predicts incidence of diabetes and hypertension in adults

  BMI %cBF Calcium Score
  Slope estimate* Standard error* P-value Slope estimate* Standard error* P-value Slope estimate* Standard error* P-value
Hypertension 2.14 0.36 <0.0001 3.06 0.64 <0.0001 −118.9 30.73 0.0001
Heart disease −0.21 0.81 0.7911 −0.32 1.43 0.8232 −444.1 68.34 < 0.0001
High cholesterol −0.32 0.35 0.3600 −0.61 0.63 0.3342 −115.3 29.93 0.0001
Diabetes 3.73 0.53 <0.0001 4.09 0.95 <0.0001 −57.0 45.26 0.2085
Former smoker 0.8 0.36 0.0250 1.47 0.64 0.0215 −72.2 30.34 0.0175
  1. *Adjusting for age, sex, and race. From the F statistic based on type III sums of squares. Fifteen different models are represented in the table.