Table 4: Multiple regression analysis for annual BMI gain and variables in Japanese men.

EstimateSE valuePr

Alcohol intake0.0000.000−0.6490.517
Current exercise0.0020.0270.0670.947
Working style0.0010.0380.0150.988
Smoking status−0.0530.028−1.8830.061
ADRB3 (Trp/Arg)0.0090.0380.2270.821
ADRB3 (Arg/Arg)0.2180.0792.7610.006**

From the stepwise multiple regression analysis, age, alcohol intake, current exercise, working style, smoking status, LDL, and the ADRB3 polymorphism were selected for the final model of the predictor of BMI gain, adjusted (F-statistic = 3.224, ).