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Table 2 Univariate linear regression analyses between blood pressure and other parameters a)

From: Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3, parathyroid hormone and blood pressure in an elderly cohort from Germany: a cross-sectional study

  Women (n= 90) Men (n= 42)
  SBP DBP SBP DBP
SBP (mmHg) - 0.516 **** - 0.698 ****
25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 (nmol/L) -0.068 -0.005 -0.388 * -0.235
Intact parathyroid hormone (pmol/L) -0.007 -0.087 0.101 0.088
eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2) -0.019 0.123 -0.139 0.060
Age (y) -0.026 -0.300 ** 0.099 0.088
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.276 ** 0.154 0.229 0.211
Waist circumference (cm) 0.230 * 0.090 0.282 0.342 *
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.167 0.019 0.411 ** 0.423 **
Total body fat (%) 0.382 *** 0.194 0.012 0.071
Vitamin D intake (μg/d) -0.019 -0.169 0.082 -0.024
Calcium intake (mg/d) -0.086 -0.027 -0.105 -0.365 *
Alcohol intake (g/d) -0.059 0.112 -0.039 0.158
Sun exposure (min/d) -0.032 -0.078 0.021 -0.066
Physical activity level -0.158 -0.194 -0.068 -0.095
Current or past smoking b) -0.103 -0.116 0.136 -0.007
Antihypertensive medicationb) 0.332** 0.281** 0.230 0.131
Vitamin D supplement useb) -0.031 0.041 0.010 0.098
  1. Abbreviations: SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate.
  2. a) Univariate regression analyses with SBP and DBP as dependent variables. The shown values represent the standardised coefficient β. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.001; ****P < 0.0001.
  3. b) Dummy variable (no/yes).