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Table 2 Associations of age and sex with plasma zinc level

From: Plasma zinc levels, anthropometric and socio-demographic characteristics of school children in eastern Nepal

Variables Regression coefficient (β) Standard error 95% Confidence intervals P value
Step 1  
Constant 10.5 1.5  
Age −0.4 0.1 −0.7 - -0.07 0.01
Step 2   
Constant 10.6 1.5
Age −0.3 0.1 −0.7 - -0.5 0.02
Sex −1.6 0.6 −0.1 - 0.7 0.4
  1. Pair-wise differences of zinc levels between males vs females after adjustment for age and vice-versa were assessed in a multivariate model.