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Table 2 Linear analysis of determinants of glucose level. Parameters in the linear model predicting glucose level 12 hours after admission. CI: confidence interval. *: p < 0.05. +: p < 0.001.

From: The impact of a reduced dose of dexamethasone on glucose control after coronary artery bypass surgery

Parameter Univariable coefficient (95% CI) Multivariable coefficient (95% CI)
Age (per year) 0.04 (0.01 to 0.07)+ 0.05 (0.03 to 0.07)+
Male sex NS  
History of diabetes NS  
Body mass index NS  
Other than isolated CABG -0.63 (-1.25 to -0.01)* NS
Emergency procedure NS  
EuroSCORE NS  
Time on CPB -0.51 (-0.83 to -0.19)+ NS
Operation time -0.32 (-0.51 to -0.13)+ NS
Insulin in the first 12 hours (units) -0.033 (-0.045 to -0.021)+ -0.024 (-0.036 to -0.012)+
2D vs 1D group 1.8 (1.3 to 2.3)+ 1.5 (1.0 to 2.0)+