Table 4: Regression analysis for telomerase activity.

VariableUnivariableMultivariableStepwise
β (95% CI) 𝑃 β (95% CI) 𝑃 β (95% CI) 𝑃

20070721-GX0.030 (0.006 ~ 0.053)0.016*0.022 (–0.011 ~ 0.055)0.1860.030 (0.006 ~ 0.053)0.016*
Duration (months)0.003 (0.000 ~ 0.005)0.022*0.001 (–0.002 ~ 0.004)0.372Excluded
Male0.010 (–0.015 ~ 0.035)0.4360.011 (–0.013 ~ 0.035)0.349Excluded
Age (years)0.000 (–0.001 ~ 0.001)0.422−0.001 (–0.002 ~ 0.000)0.172Excluded

* 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 considered statistically significant.