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Table 2 Comparison of BIS parameters of muscle mass in the NS and the control group

From: Protein energy-wasting associated with nephrotic syndrome – the comparison of metabolic pattern in severe nephrosis to different stages of chronic kidney disease

BIS parameter of lean tissue Coefficient with SE 95% CI p-value
LTM
adjusted for age
Control group ref.   
NS group −3.17 ± 1.20 −5.59 – −0.77 0.011
LTM%
adjusted for age
Control group ref.   
NS group −2.97 ± 1.47 −5.93 – −0.02 0.048
BCM
adjusted for age
Control group ref.   
NS group −2.20 ± 0.05 −3.81 – −0.60 0.008
LTI
adjusted for age
Control group ref.   
NS group −0.86 ± 0.32 −1.50 – − 0.23 0.009
∆ LTI Control group ref.   
NS group −0.99 ± 0.33 −1.65 – − 0.33 0.004
  1. SE standard error, 95% CI 95% confidence interval of coefficient estimation, p-value – significance of comparison of NS and control group in ANCOVA (for LTM, LTM%, BCM and LTI) or ANOVA (for ∆ LTI) test. Statistically significant differences between groups (p-values < 0.05) were bolded