Table 4: HLM Model for the health status of 723 participants in the Bad Schönborn study.

Fixed effects

ParameterEstimate[95% CI]SE

Constant term1.120.87–1.510.1169.69<.01
Age (per year)0.0530.039–0.0670.00753.26<.01
BMI (per BMI point)0.100.08–0.130.01453.17<.01
SES (per enhancing social stratum)−0.20−0.29–−0.110.0517.60<.01
SABMI0.00400.0019–0.00610.001114.05<.01
AthleteBMI−0.084−0.131–−0.0370.02412.31<.01
Ageathlete−0.068−0.104–−0.0330.01814.28<.01
Age2athlete0.00160.00060–0.002600.00059.86<.01
AgeWRA0.000770.00017–0.002600.000316.33.01
Age2WRA−0.000025−0.000044–−0.0000060.0000106.49.01
SexHA−0.0077−0.015–−0.0060.00774.57.03
Sex (if male)0.18−0.01–0.370.0963.66.06
WRA−0.0036−0.0082–0.00110.00242.21.14
SA0.0034−0.0033–0.01020.00350.99.32
HA0.0012−0.0024–0.0048.00180.45.50
Athlete−0.033−0.35–0.290.160.04.84

Random effects

ParameterEstimate[95% CI]SEWald

Age0.0011[0.0021–0.0223]0.00025.51<.01

Model fit

Correlation between predicted and measured values: = .71
Log-Likelihood: 4736.91

Basic terms of parameters have to be included when interactions with them are significant.