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Table 5 Linear regression analysis of predictors of fasting plasma glucose concentrations

From: Impact of chronic diuretic treatment on glucose homeostasis

  Outcome variable: Fasting plasma glucose
Parameter Coefficient Standard P
  Estimate Error Chi-Squared
Diet: healthy vs. non-healthy −0.17 14.41 0.91
Diet: intermediate vs. non-healthy 0.44 13.23 0.74
Gender: male vs. female 38.86 10.74 <0.001
Use of diuretics: no vs. yes −62.59 19.19 0.001
Use of beta-blockers: no vs. yes 0.05 17.59 0.98
Physical activity: none vs. moderate/heavy 17.34 15.12 0.25
Physical activity: light vs. moderate/heavy −0.56 15.17 0.71
Body mass index 0.15 0.13 0.26
Waist circumference 0.12 0.05 0.021
Age 0.14 0.04 <0.001