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Table 5 Hierarchical linear regression showing predictors of nutritional status (N = 100)

From: The association between nutrient intake, nutritional status and physical function of community-dwelling ethnically diverse older adults

Predictors B (95%CI) SE P-value R2change
Sociodemographic variables
 Male vs female 0.17 (−0.61, 0.96) 0.39 0.664 0.107
 Age 0.02 (−0.03, 0.07) 0.02 0.379
 Married vs not married −0.34 (−1.16, 0.49) 0.41 0.420
 IMD −0.14 (− 0.31, 0.03) 0.09 0.112
 No education vs Education 0.27 (−0.78, 1.33) 0.53 0.607
 Number of diseases −0.24 (− 0.52, 0.03) 0.14 0.085
 WC −0.02 (− 0.04, 0.07) 0.03 0.535 0.017
 BMI 0.01 (−0.11, 0.10) 0.05 0.953
Physical function
 SPPB 0.25 (0.08, 0.42) 0.09 0.004 0.096
 HGS −0.03 (−0.08, 0.03) 0.03 0.253
Nutrient intakes
 Fibre 0.02 (−0.03, 0.06) 0.02 0.530 0.036
 Vitamin D −0.05 (− 0.11, 0.01) 0.03 0.092
 Vitamin B6 −0.15 (− 0.90, 0.59) 0.37 0.687
Total R2 0.256  
  1. WC Waist Circumference, IMD Index of Multiple Deprivation, BMI Body Mass Index, HGS Handgrip strength, SPPB Short Performance Physical Battery