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Table 2 Association of age, sex and BMI with lipid traits

From: Association of ADRB2 polymorphism with triglyceride levels in Tongans

Independent variable Dependent variable
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) Triglyceride (mg/dL)
  β SE P-value β SE P-value β SE P-value β SE P-value
Age (years) 1.1 0.33 1.0 x 10 -3 0.0031 0.063 0.96 0.77 0.29 8.6 x 10 -3 0.88 0.76 0.25
Sex (Male = 0, Female = 1) −3.4 8.6 0.70 5.6 1.6 8.9 x 10 -4 5.9 7.6 0.44 −94 20 6.6 x 1 -6
BMI (kg/m2) 0.42 0.65 0.52 −0.47 0.12 3.0 x 10 -4 0.60 0.57 0.30 3.4 1.5 0.026
  1. A multiple regression analysis was performed to examine the association of age, sex, and BMI with each lipid trait; BMI Body Mass Index, HDL High Density Lipoprotein, LDL Low Density Lipoprotein.