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Table 3 Multivariable-adjusted relationship between serum magnesium and diabetes

From: Association among dietary magnesium, serum magnesium, and diabetes: a cross-sectional study in middle-aged and older adults

  Quartiles of serum Mg P for trend
Q1 (lowest) Q2 Q3 Q4 (highest)
Median Mg concentration (mmol/L) 0.84 0.90 0.94 1.00
No. of subjects 827 672 710 695
No. of cases 130 57 58 49
aModel 1 1.00 (reference) 0.48 (0.34, 0.67) 0.45 (0.32, 0.62) 0.38 (0.27, 0.54) 0.00
Model 2 1.00 (reference) 0.48 (0.34, 0.68) 0.45 (0.32, 0.63) 0.34 (0.24, 0.50) 0.00
Model 3 1.00 (reference) 0.48 (0.34, 0.68) 0.45 (0.32, 0.63) 0.34 (0.24, 0.49) 0.00
  1. Data are adjusted OR (95 % CI), unless otherwise indicated
  2. aModel 1 included age, sex, and BMI (≥25, <25 kg/m2); model 2 added serum triglycerides, serum LDL, and serum HDL on the basis of model 1; model 3 added educational level, activity level, hypertension, alcohol and cigarette using condition, and nutritional supplementation on the basis of model 2