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Table 3 Multiple regression models for independent predictors of PCA-derived MetScore, for both girls and boys

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

  Model Predictor(s) β SE t Pr > |t| 95% CI Adjusted R2
PCA-derived MetScore        
Girls Age 0.09 0.10 0.87 0.39 −0.11 - 0.29 0.52
  BMI 0.31 0.02 20.69 <0.01 0.28 - 0.34  
  CRF (VO2) −0.07 0.02 −4.27 <0.01 −0.11 - −0.04  
  PA 0.00 0.03 0.02 0.99 −0.05 - 0.05  
  Mother’s BMI 0.00 0.01 0.08 0.94 −0.02 - 0.02  
  Mother’s CVD History 0.20 0.14 1.38 0.17 −0.08 - 0.48  
  Mother’s Smoking Status 0.26 0.14 1.88 0.06 −0.01 - 0.53  
  Mother’s PA −0.01 0.02 −0.41 0.68 −0.04 - 0.03  
  Parental Age 0.02 0.01 2.12 0.03 0.002 - 0.04  
  Father’s BMI 0.01 0.01 0.95 0.34 0.01 - 0.03  
  Father’s CVD History 0.46 0.14 3.25 <0.01 0.18 - 0.75  
  Father’s Smoking Status −0.13 0.14 −0.99 0.32 −0.40 - 0.13  
  Father’s PA 0.01 0.01 0.54 0.59 −0.02 - 0.04  
Boys Age 0.13 0.12 1.14 0.25 −0.09 - 0.36 0.47
  BMI 0.31 0.02 15.35 <0.01 0.27 - 0.35  
  CRF (VO2) −0.11 0.03 −4.25 <0.01 −0.16 - -0.06  
  PA −0.03 0.03 −1.10 0.27 −0.09 - 0.03  
  Mother’s BMI −0.01 0.01 −0.69 0.49 −0.03 - 0.01  
  Mother’s CVD History 0.10 0.17 0.58 0.56 −0.23 - 0.43  
  Mother’s Smoking Status 0.32 0.16 1.98 0.04 0.003 - 0.64  
  Mother’s PA −0.01 0.02 −0.67 0.50 −0.05 - 0.03  
  Parental Age 0.01 0.01 0.81 0.42 −0.01 - 0.03  
  Father’s BMI −0.01 0.01 −1.08 0.28 −0.04 - 0.01  
  Father’s CVD History 0.14 0.16 0.85 0.39 −0.18 - 0.46  
  Father’s Smoking Status −0.12 0.16 0.78 0.44 −0.43 - 0.18  
  Father’s PA 0.01 0.02 0.29 0.77 −0.03 - 0.04