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Table 3 Association of demographic, clinical and laboratory parameters with serum phosphate levels in the combined dataset

From: Clinical and laboratory features associated with serum phosphate concentrations in malaria and other febrile illnesses

VariableUnivariable analysisMultivariable analysis
EstimateStd. Errort valuePEstimateStd. Errort valueP
Sex: male− 0.0280.03− 0.960.34    
Ethnicity: Asian− 0.0190.031− 0.60.55    
Ethnicity: Caucasian− 0.0290.04− 0.710.48    
log10(age (years))0.0150.0860.170.87    
Temperature (°C)− 0.110.012− 9.2< 2 × 10−16− 0.0820.011− 7.21.9 × 10−12
Hemoglobin (g/dL)− 0.00980.0068− 1.40.154    
log10(White cell count (× 109/L))− 0.0160.078− 0.20.841    
log10(Platelet count (× 109/L))0.280.0446.35.4 × 10−100.150.0433.40.00082
Corrected Calcium (mmol/L)0.340.1130.0032    
Sodium (mmol/L)0.0260.00357.31.0 × 10−120.0170.00354.91.4 × 10−6
Potassium (mmol/L)0.170.0335.14.8 × 10−70.120.0313.850.000129
log10(Creatinine mmol/L)− 0.260.13− 20.043    
Malaria: yes− 0.0040.04− 0.0990.921    
  1. Variables with a significant association (P < 0.05) in the univariable analysis entered the model selection in the multivariable analysis. Results are only shown for those variables which were significant in the final multivariable model. Std. Error standard error. n = 633