Table 5: Stepwise multiple regression analysis showing variables independently associated with HbA1c.

Independent variableRegression coefficient value95% C.I. of the regression coefficient

All the objectsOstase0.2530.000**0.121~0.386
tOC−1.0540.000**−1.624~−0.483
The male objectsOstase0.2150.044*0.007~0.424
tOC−1.1080.005**−1.853~−0.362

, * . HbA1c was the dependent variable. C.I. represents confidence interval.