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Table 4 Multiple linear regression analysis of the relationships between total metabolic activity (TMA) of BAT and various biological and environmental factors (N = 30)

From: The Relationship between Brown Adipose Tissue Activity and Neoplastic Status: an 18F-FDG PET/CT Study in the Tropics

Factor Coefficient Standard error p- value
Neoplastic status 51.377 19.686 0.016*
Age 3.304 1.842 0.086
BMI (kg/m2) -10.508 9.392 0.275
Fasting blood sugar (mg/dL) 0.149 2.251 0.948
Gender (male) 135.308 102.922 0.202
Outdoor temperature TPET (°C) 10.178 5.903 0.098
  1. * Statistically significant.