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Table 4 Multiple linear regression analysis for glycemic status (FPG and HbA1c) (N = 130)

From: Effectiveness of lifestyle change plus dental care (LCDC) program on improving glycemic and periodontal status in the elderly with type 2 diabetes

Variables FPG (3rd month) HbA1c (3rd month)
Parameter estimate* (Standard error), p-value
Group affiliation (ref. control) −23.537 (4.831), <0.001 −0.403 (0.117), 0.001
Age −0.568 (0.481), 0.607 −0.004 (0.012), 0.719
Gender (ref. female) −8.188 (4.912), 0.098 0.070 (0.119), 0.557
Smoking (ref. no) 2.062 (4.912), 0.675 0.283 (0.118), 0.018
BMI 0.310 (0.602), 0.607 −0.005 (0.015), 0.738
FPG at baseline 0.541 (0.053), <0.001 0.795 (0.044), <0.001
HbA1c at baseline R2 = 0.539, p <0.001 R2 = 0.757, p <0.001
  1. *Adjusted for group affiliation, age, gender, smoking, BMI, and the respective baseline measures.