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Table 5 Linear regression analysis of albuminuria (ln AER) with respect to potential covariates

From: Microalbuminuria among Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients of African origin in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  Type 2 diabetes
  Univariate analysis Adjusted analysis*
Covariates β 95% CI p-value β 95% CI p-value
Diabetes duration (yrs) 0.117 0.076, 0.159 0.000 0.090 0.049, 0.131 0.000
Age at inclusion (yrs) 0.003 -0.019, 0.025 ns    
Gender-Male -0.283 -0.777, 0.211 ns    
BMI (kg/m2) -0.043 -0.095, 0.010 ns    
HbA1c % 0.065 0.035, 0.164 ns    
SBP (mmHg) 0.019 0.010, 0–029 0.000 0.012 0.003, 0–021 0.010
DBP (mmHg) 0.023 0.006, 0.039 ns    
S. creatinine (mmol/l) 0.021 0.012, 0.030 0.000 0.011 0.002, 0.020 0.016
S. cholesterol (mmol/l) 0.048 -0.149, 0.245 ns    
  1. * Results from forward/backwards stepwise selection Predictors in the model, diabetes duration, SBP, age, serum creatinine