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Table 4 Association of demographic, clinical and laboratory parameters with serum phosphate levels in the malaria 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− 0.0240.034− 0.730.47    
Ethnicity: Asian− 0.0290.035− 0.810.42    
Ethnicity: Caucasian− 0.0130.048− 0.280.78    
log10(Age (years))0.00450.0980.0460.96    
Temperature (°C)− 0.110.012− 8.6< 2 × 10−16− 0.0860.013− 6.82.2 × 10−11
Hemoglobin (g/dL)− 0.0110.0076− 1.50.14    
log10(White cell count (× 109/L))− 0.0250.110.240.81    
log10(Platelet count (× 109/L))0.360.0546.69.0 × 10−110.20.0543.70.0002
Corrected calcium (mmol/L)0.380.142.70.0068    
Sodium (mmol/L)0.0290.00397.46.0 × 10−130.0170.00394.41.5 × 10−5
Potassium (mmol/L)0.180.0374.73.1 × 10−60.130.0353.90.00012
log10(Creatinine mmol/L)− 0.310.15− 2.10.037    
Species: Non- P. falciparum0.0420.0371.20.25    
Severity: severe− 0.0940.051− 1.850.065    
  1. Variables with a significant association (P < 0.05) in the univariable analysis entered the model selection in the multivariable analysis. Results of are only shown for those variables which were significant in the final multivariable model. Std. Error, standard error. n = 542