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Table 2 Partial regression coefficient of independent predictors of MetS risks

From: Principal component analysis reveals gender-specific predictors of cardiometabolic risk in 6th graders

MetS Risk Components Waist Circumference Systolic Blood Pressure Diastolic Blood Pressure Fasting Glucose HDL Trig (Log)
Risk Factors: Girls       
Children’s Factors       
BMI 1.94 (1.82-2.04) 0.68 (0.52-0.85) 0.33 (0.17-0.48) - −0.65 (−0.88 - -0.42) 0.03 (0.03 - 0.04)
CRF −0.30 (−0.43 - -0.19) −0.24 (−0.43 - −0.06) - - - 0.50 (0.23 - 0.76) -
PA - - - 0.30 (0.08 - 0.52) 0.52 (0.11 - 0.93) -
Parental Factors       
Mean Age - 0.20 (0.09 - 0.32) 0.15 (0.04 - 0.25) - - -
Mothers’ CVD History - - - - −3.02 (−5.25 - −078) -
Fathers’ CVD History - 2.34 (0.79 - 3.89) - - - -
Mothers’ Smoking Status - - - 1.41 (0.25 - 2.56) - -
Fathers’ BMI - - 0.13 (0.01 - 0.24) - - -
Risk Factors: Boys       
Children’s Factors       
BMI 2.2 (2.08 - 2.32) 0.80 (0.59 - 1.01) 0.32 (0.15 - 0.50) 0.18 (0.03 - 0.33) −0.53 (−0.84 - −0.22) 0.03 (0.02 - 0.03)
CRF −0.39 (−0.54 - −0.24) - - - 0.47 (0.07 - 0.87) −0.02 (−0.03 - −0.004)
PA −0.02 (−0.39 - − 0.04) - - - - -
Parental Factors       
Mean Age - - - - - -
Mothers’ CVD History - - - 1.4 (0.09 - 2.71) - -
Fathers’ CVD History - - - - 2.97 (−5.51 - −0.44) -
Mothers’ Smoking Status - - - - −3.22 (−5.72 - −0.72) -
Fathers’ BMI - - - - - -
  1. Significant beta values (95% confidence interval) are presented.