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Table 6 Linear regression analysis of predictors of uric acid plasma concentrations

From: Impact of chronic diuretic treatment on glucose homeostasis

  Outcome variable: Uric acid
Parameter Coefficient Standard P
  Estimate Error Chi-Squared
Diet: healthy vs. non-healthy 0.01 0.16 0.93
Diet: intermediate vs. non-healthy 0.12 0.14 0.41
Sex: male vs. female 13.69 0.12 <0.001
Use of diuretics: no vs. yes −0.53 0.21 0.01
Use of beta-blockers: no vs. yes −0.27 0.19 0.15
Physical activity: none vs. moderate/heavy −0.17 0.16 0.30
Physical activity: light vs. moderate/heavy −0.10 0.16 0.55
Body mass index 0.023 0.014 0.11
Waist circumference 0.014 0.005 0.009
Age 0.01 0.04 0.03