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Table 3 Multivariate linear regression models to predict DAL scores from gender, age, race, total energy intake, BMI, and cancer survivor status

From: Quantifying dietary acid load in U.S. cancer survivors: an exploratory study using NHANES data

  NEAPF p-value PRALR p-value NEAPR p-value
Gender
 Male    
 Female −4.53 (−5.40 – (−3.66)) < 0.001 −3.69 (−4.55 – (−2.83)) < 0.001 −9.49 (−10.34 – (−8.64)) < 0.001
Ethnicity
 Mexican American    
 Other Hispanic 0.68 (−1.14–2.49) 0.460 −3.09 (−4.82 – (− 1.35)) 0.001 − 2.58 (− 4.32 – (−0.84)) 0.004
 Non-Hispanic White −2.14 (− 3.60 – (−0.67)) 0.005 −3.96 (− 5.39 – (− 2.54)) < 0.001 − 1.07 (− 2.54–0.39) 0.148
 Non-Hispanic Black 6.12 (4.66–7.58) < 0.001 − 0.78 (− 2.19–0.62) 0.273 1.75 (0.31–3.20) 0.018
 Other Race - Including Multi-Racial −0.39 (− 2.51–1.73) 0.714 − 3.06 (− 5.11 – (− 1.01)) 0.004 − 2.24 (− 4.28 – (− 0.20)) 0.032
Cancer Survivor
 No    
 Yes 0.54 (−1.07–2.14) 0.506 0.21 (− 1.19–1.60) 0.768 0.50 (− 0.92–1.92) 0.486
Body mass index (in kg/m2) 0.34 (0.26–0.42) < 0.001 0.28 (0.22–0.35) < 0.001 0.91 (0.84–0.97) < 0.001
Total energy intake (in kcal/d) 0.0014 (0.001–0.0018) < 0.001 0.0098 (0.0089–0.0105) < 0.001 0.010 (0.092–0.0108) < 0.001
Age (in years) −0.56 (− 0.71 – (− 0.40) < 0.001 −0.38 (− 0.52 – (− 0.24) < 0.001 −0.27 (− 0.41 – (− 0.12) < 0.001
Age squared (in years) 0.0025 (0.001–0.004) < 0.001 0.0019 (0.0005–0.0032) 0.009 0.0003 (− 0.0011–0.0018) 0.635
  1. Coefficients are displayed with their 95% confidence intervals and p-values. The symbol “- “indicates the reference category