Table 2

Effects of covariates on FGF-21 difference

CovariatesCoefficientSEtp Value95% CI
Race−2.7341.212−2.260.087−6.100 to 0.631
Year0.2190.3210.680.531−0.067 to 1.110
NOS score1.3911.2631.100.332−2.115 to 4.898
BMI0.4880.1692.880.0450.017 to 0.958
Measurement type1.5641.4501.080.341−2.461 to 5.590
Total sample size−0.0150.011−1.460.217−0.045 to 0.013
TG0.0100.0024.820.0050.005 to 0.016
TC−0.0230.006−4.200.008-0.038, to 0.091
HDL−0.0300.033−0.900.409−0.116 to 0.055
LDL0.0070.0140.520.623−0.029 to 0.044
  • BMI, body mass index; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; NOS, Newcastle-Ottawa Quality; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglycerides.