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Table 4 Association between vitamin D status and body composition of the enrolled participants by sexes

From: Vitamin D status and obesity markers in older adults: results from West China Health and Aging Trends study

Variables Males Females
β P 95% CI β P 95% CI
Weight -0.027 0.162 -0.064 - 0.011 -0.58 < 0.001 -0.89 - -0.028
Height -0.048 0.121 -0.109 - 0.013 0.014 0.601 -0.039 - 0.067
BMI (kg/m2) -0.034 0.554 -0.148 - 0.080 -0.168 < 0.001 -0.243 - -0.093
FMI (kg/m2) -0.155 0.046 -0.308 - -0.003 -0.235 < 0.001 -0.334 - -0.136
TSF -0.066 0.009 -0.116- -0.016 -0.037 0.072 -0.077-0.003
VFA -0.017 0.003 -0.028 - -0.006 -0.018 < 0.001 -0.025 - -0.011
MAC -0.001 0.988 -0.131 - 0.129 -0.166 0.001 -0.262 - -0.070
WC -0.034 0.082 -0.073 - 0.004 -0.070 < 0.001 -0.102 - -0.039
HC -0.035 0.342 -0.107 - 0.037 -0.092 < 0.001 -0.143 - -0.041
WHR -6.090 0.046 -12.079 - -0.102 -11.253 < 0.001 -16.390 - -6.116
CC 0.023 0.716 -0.102 - 0.149 -0.033 0.478 -0.123 - 0.058
  1. From multivariate linear regression analyses adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, marital status, smoking history, drinking history, education level, altitude, number of chronic diseases, and physical activity
  2. Abbreviations: β standardized coefficient, CI Confidence Interval, BMI body mass index, FMI fat mass index, TSF triceps skinfold thickness, VFA visceral fat area, MAC mid-arm circumference, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, WHR waist hip ratio, CC calf circumference