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Table 5 The simple associations between the main study outcome (post-operative BMI) and marital status, practice of sport or exercise currently and age variables (N = 30) §

From: Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy among obesity patients in the northern west bank: a retrospective records review

  Post-operative BMI
Independent variables B SE Beta P- value (95% CI for B)
Age (years) 0.28 0.13 0.39 0.033 (0.02-0.54)*
Marital status (not married/married) 6.88 2.76 0.43 0.019 (1.22-12.54)*
Practice any kind of sport or exercise currently (no/yes) −8.89 2.41 −0.57 0.001 (−13.83- -3.95)*
  1. §Simple linear regression was used. SE, standard error; B, Unstandardized regression coefficient; Beta, Standardized regression coefficient; CI, confidence interval; BMI, body mass index.*Statistically significant (p <0.05).