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Table 4 Linear regression analysis of predictors of HOMA-β

From: Impact of chronic diuretic treatment on glucose homeostasis

  Outcome variable: HOMA-β
Variable Coefficient Standard P
  Estimate Error Chi-Squared
Diet: healthy vs. non-healthy −17.36 13.35 0.19
Diet: intermediate vs. non-healthy −20.31 12.30 0.098
Gender: male vs. female −24.21 9.96 0.015
Use of diuretics: no vs. yes 8.34 17.76 0.64
Use of beta-blockers: no vs. yes −21.33 16.24 0.19
Physical activity: none vs. moderate/heavy 19.70 14.08 0.16
Physical activity: light vs. moderate/heavy 25.53 14.08 0.070
Body mass index 3.99 1.21 <0.001
Waist circumference 0.03 0.05 0.46
Age −1.72 0.04 <0.001
  1. HOMA-β: homeostasis model assessment of β-cell function.