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Table 5 Linear regression model examining the association between triglycerides and physical activity variables after adjusting by potential confounders in young people living with type 1 diabetes mellitus

From: Association between physical activity level and cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents living with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study

Independent variables Dependent variable: Triglycerides  
β 95%CI p Adjusted R2 R2
Physical activity counts (CPM)  
 Step 1 (unadjusted) − 0.001 − 0.003 0.000 0.018 0.173 0.205
 Step 2 (adjusted ) − 0.001 − 0.002 0.001 0.344 0.178 0.463
METs (kcal∙h−1∙kg−1)       
 Step 1 (unadjusted) − 0.359 − 0.641 − 0.077 0.015 0.178 0.208
 Step 2 (adjusted) − 0.272 − 0.839 0.295 0.326 0.202 0.468
Sedentary behaviour (min∙day−1)       
 Step 1 (unadjusted) 0.002 0.000 0.003 0.041 0.122 0.156
 Step 2 (adjusted) 0.001 − 0.001 0.003 0.299 0.187 0.468
  1. CPM counts-per-minute, METs metabolic equivalents, β estimated value, CI confidence interval, R2 coefficient of determinations
  2. Adjusted for age, sex, insulin dose, BMI z-score, and pubertal stage