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Table 2 Standardized regression coefficients from multiple linear regression models evaluating the relationship between total energy and individual macronutrients intakes, and cardio metabolic risk factors (n = 80).

From: Macronutrient intakes and cardio metabolic risk factors in high BMI African American children

Dependent variables Independent Variables
  Model 1 a Model 2 a
  Total Energy Carbohydrate Fat Protein
TC 0.162 0.053 -0.129 0.288
HDL-C -0.030 -0.035 -0.035 0.044
LDL-C 0.171 0.031 -0.107 0.300
IDL-C 0.243* 0.457** -0.437* 0.276
VLDL-C 0.232* 0.396** -0.206 0.068
TG 0.171 0.422** -0.163 -0.085
HOMA-IR -0.024 0.302* -0.025 -0.341*
NEFA -0.141 0.077 -0.127 -0.116
ISI-FFA 0.052 -0.206# 0.138 0.139
sBPz 0.208# 0.119 0.108 0.001
dBPz 0.136 0.218 -0.085 0.020
  1. Significance: # for 0.05<p < 0.10, * for p < 0.05, ** for p < 0.01, *** for p ≤ 0.001.
  2. aMultiple linear regression models for total energy (Model 1-- no adjustment for source of energy) and macronutrients (Model 2-- influence of one change in one macronutrient assessed when intakes of the other 2 macronutrients are held constant) after adjusting for gender, pubertal stage and WC (independent variables).
  3. TC, total cholesterol; HDL-C, HDL cholesterol; LDL-C, LDL cholesterol; IDL-C, IDL cholesterol; VLDL-C, VLDL cholesterol; TG, triglycerides; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; NEFA, Non-esterified fatty acids; ISI-FFA, fatty acid insulin sensitivity; sBP, systolic blood pressure; dBP, diastolic blood pressure.