TABLE 3.

Characteristics Related to Serum Non-HDL Cholesterol in Children: The Bogalusa Heart Study

Independent Variable*Regression CoefficientCumulative R2
BMI0.2440.025
Age3−0.0060.063
Gender (female > male)5.1950.067
Waist circumference0.5620.074
Cigarettes/wk0.1740.077
Intercept80.657
  • * Age, age2, age3, race, gender, waist circumference, BMI, cigarettes/wk, and alcohol (mL/wk). The variables listed in table entered the model in the order as shown at P < .05.