Table 3—

Logistic regression between diabetic renal dysfunction and potential variables

Variables
Regression coefficientSEMWald valueP valueOR (95% CI)
DependentCovariates
Albuminuria
Constant1.390.4210.760.0010.25
FCG levels (mmol/l)
<6.11.00
≥6.11.010.464.890.0272.75 (1.12–6.74)
β2-Microglobulinuria
Constant−4.390.8029.880.0000.12
Smoking habits
Never smoked1.00
Previously smoked0.180.630.080.7721.20 (0.35–4.16)
Currently smoking1.260.574.810.0283.51 (1.14–10.80)
Urinary cadmium levels (μg/g Cr)
<1.01.00
≥1.01.210.545.080.0243.34 (1.17–9.53)
MT-Ab levels
Low1.00
High1.720.4613.800.0005.56 (2.25–13.73)
  • *Definition of covariates in logistic analysis: sex: male/female; hypertension, no/yes; dyslipidemia, no/yes; age grades: <60, 60–66, 66–72, or ≥72 years old; duration of diabetes: <10, 10–20, or ≥20 years; BMI: <24, 24–28, or ≥28 kg/m2; blood cadmium levels: <1 or ≥1 μg/l.