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Table 4 Variables independently associated with LDL-cholesterol concentration by multivariate lineal regression analysis*

From: A genetic variant in the LDLRpromoter is responsible for part of the LDL-cholesterol variability in primary hypercholesterolemia

Variables Standardized coefficient (β) P Adjusted R2
Men    
Lipoprotein(a), mg/dL 0.190 < 0.001 0.039
LDLR g.3131C > T, yes/no -0.179 < 0.001 0.070
Age, years 0.177 < 0.001 0.100
All study subjects    
Age, years 0.236 < 0.001 0.054
Lipoprotein(a), mg/dL 0.172 < 0.001 0.083
LDLR g.3131C > T, yes/no -0.146 < 0.001 0.103
  1. *Variables allowed to enter the model were those with P values < 0.20 in the bivariate analysis.