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Table 4 Association of covariates with total WBC count and resistin

From: Shift work is associated with metabolic syndrome in male steel workers-the role of resistin and WBC count-related metabolic derangements

Factor Total WBC count Resistin
β-coefficient (95% CI)a p value β-coefficient (95% CI)a p value
Body mass index 0.25 (0.09 to 0.13) < 0.0001 0.14 (0.00 to 0.62) 0.048
Waist circumference 0.26 (0.04 to 0.05) < 0.0001 0.12 (− 0.02 to 0.21) 0.10
Systolic BP 0.16 (0.01 to 0.02) < 0.0001 0.13 (− 0.01 to 0.16) 0.08
Diastolic BP 0.15 (0.02 to 0.03) < 0.0001 0.11 (− 0.03 to 0.21) 0.14
Fasting glucose 0.09 (0.00 to 0.01) < 0.0001 0.24 (0.07 to 0.28) 0.001
HbA1C 0.17 (0.23 to 0.41) < 0.0001 0.15 (0.05 to 3.54) 0.04
Total cholesterol 0.04 (0.00 to 0.01) 0.12 − 0.01 (− 0.04 to 0.03) 0.90
Triglyceride 0.25 (0.00 to 0.01) < 0.0001 0.21 (0.01 to 0.03) 0.01
HDL-cholesterol − 0.20 (− 0.04 to − 0.03) < 0.0001 − 0.23 (− 0.26 to − 0.06) 0.001
LDL-cholesterol 0.03 (− 0.00 to 0.01) 0.18 − 0.04 (− 0.05 to 0.03) 0.57
Uric acid 0.10 (0.07 to 0.19) < 0.0001 0.11 (− 0.19 to 1.55) 0.12
Shift work 0.16 (0.39 to 0.70) < 0.0001 0.17 (0.49 to 5.38) 0.02
Metabolic syndrome (NCEP-ATP III)b 0.22 (0.64 to 0.99) < 0.0001 0.17 (0.53 to 5.73) 0.02
  1. WBC white blood cell, BP blood pressure, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein
  2. aAdjusted for age using multiple linear regression analysis
  3. bThe definition and criteria of NCEP-ATP III metabolic syndrome are described in the text