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Table 4 Multiple linear regression analysis of circulating CD34-positive cells with relevant factors adjusted for confounding factors

From: Association between circulating CD34-positive cells and serum alkaline phosphatase in relation to body mass index for elderly Japanese men

  Total subjects BMI <23 kg/m2 BMI ≥23 kg/m2
β 95 % CI p β 95 % CI p β 95 % CI p
No. of participants 272 122 150
Age −0.02 (−0.06, 0.03) 0.467 0.02 (−0.04, 0.09) 0.485 −0.07 (−014, −0.004) 0.038
Systolic blood pressure −0.01 (−0.02, 0.01) 0.462 −0.02 (−0.04, 0.01) 0.175 0.005 (−0.02, 0.03) 0.671
Diastolic blood pressure −0.002 (−0.03, 0.02) 0.852 0.02 (−0.02, 0.06) 0.360 −0.02 (−0.06, 0.01) 0.152
Body mass index (BMI) 0.01 (−0.06, 0.09) 0.749 0.10 (−0.09, 0.29) 0.291 −0.11 (−0.25, 0.03) 0.134
Alcohol consumption 0.02 (−0.09, 0.13) 0.682 −0.02 (−0.19, 0.14) 0.770 −0.01 (−0.16, 0.14) 0.906
Smoking status −0.13 (−0.42, 0.16) 0.390 0.04 (−0.41, 0.48) 0.874 −0.31 (−0.72, 0.09) 0.129
Serum HDL-cholesterol (HDL) 0.01 (−0.01, 0.02) 0.400 0.02 (−0.005, 0.04) 0.138 −0.003 (−0.03, 0.02) 0.800
Serum triglycerides (TG) 0.001 (−0.001, 0.003) 0.333 0.001 (−0.003, 0.005) 0.736 0.002 (−0.001, 0.01) 0.178
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) 0.14 (−0.16, 0.44) 0.367 −0.09 (−0.55, 0.37) 0.704 0.44 (−0.01, 0.89) 0.056
Serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST) −0.03 (−0.06, 0.01) 0.104 −0.03 (−0.09, 0.02) 0.241 −0.03 (−0.07, 0.02) 0.252
Serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) 0.02 (−0.01, 0.04) 0.250 0.01 (−0.04, 0.06) 0.767 0.01 (−0.02, 0.05) 0.387
Serum γ-glutamyltranspeptidase (γ-GTP) 0.001 (−0.004, 0.005) 0.821 0.004 (−0.01, 0.02) 0.468 0.001 (−0.004, 0.01) 0.701
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) −0.004 (−0.02, 0.01) 0.571 −0.004 (−0.02, 0.02) 0.703 −0.003 (−0.02, 0.02) 0.775
Serum calcium (Ca) 0.01 (−0.56, 0.58) 0.970 0.06 (−0.82, 0.94) 0.889 −0.11 (−0.88, 0.66) 0.776
Serum phosphorus (P) −0.13 (−0.56, 0.31) 0.565 −0.06 (−0.76, 0.63) 0.854 0.05 (−0.56, 0.65) 0.880
One SD increment in serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) 0.25 (0.04, 0.45) 0.019 0.45 (0.16, 0.75) 0.003 0.04 (−0.25, 0.34) 0.772
  1. Alcohol consumption [never drinker, former drinker, current drinker (<23, 23–45, 46–68, ≥69 g/week)] and smoking status (never smoker, former smoker, current smoker)