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Table 7 Multiple regression analyses to test the effects of serum components on serum homocysteine concentration

From: Maintenance of activities of daily living despite risk from genetic polymorphism in hemodialysis patients under nutritional management who survived an average of 30 years

Response variable; serum Hcy      
Explanatory variable Standardized partial regression coefficient (β) Standard error P value 95 % confidential interval
Serum albumin (g/dL) 0.228 0.048 0.007 0.037 0.229
Serum inorganic phosphorus (mg/dL) 0.242 0.012 0.006 0.009 0.056
Serum folate (ng/mL) −0.351 0.007 <0.0001 −0.043 −0.015
Serum VitaminB12 (pmol/L) −0.367 0.0001 <0.0001 0 0
Ratio of animal protein (%) −0.213 0.001 0.016 −0.005 −0.001
  1. R = 0.743 R 2 = 0.552
  2. Multiple regression analyses by stepwise method
  3. Adjusted for gender, age
  4. Explanatory variable; MTHFRC677T, BMI, GNRI, serum potassium, energy intake (kcal/kgIBW), protein intake (g/kgIBW), energy-adjusted potassium intake, energy-adjusted phosphate intake, energy-adjusted vitaminB6, B12 intake, energy-adjusted folate intake