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Table 4 Regression model predicting daily insulin units.

From: Racial and ethnic disparities in the control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Southwest American veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study

Predictor Coefficient 95% Confidence Interval P value
Hispanic* -10.5 -20.6, -0.46 0.04
African American* -17.8 -31.4, -4.3 0.01
BMI (kg/m2) 3.4 2.7, 4.2 < 0.001
Baseline A1c (%) 3.0 0.50, 5.5 0.02
Age (years) -0.36 -0.81, .094 0.12
Metformin -9.1 -20.1, 1.9 0.10
Other OHM§ -32.0 -42.4, -21.5 < 0.001
Constant -30.6 -80.7, 19.5 0.23
  1. Number of observations = 327, R2 = 0.336 (P < 0.0001)
  2. * Effect in reference to non-Hispanic whites
  3. † Body Mass Index
  4. ‡ Hemoglobin A1C
  5. §Oral hypoglycemic medication