Table 2—

Unstandardized and standardized multiple regression coefficients of psychological variables in predicting follow-up fasting glucose levels* controlling for age, education, marital status, baseline glucose, BMI, total cholesterol, and systolic blood pressure

Psychological predictorsMultiple regression coefficients
All participantsUnmarriedMarried
Cook-Medley hostility0.016 ± 0.007; 0.1050.053 ± 0.014; 0.3480.007 ± 0.007; 0.078
Anger0.014 ± 0.007; 0.0910.067 ± 0.016; 0.4440.004 ± 0.007; 0.060
Type A0.020 ± 0.006; 0.152§0.065 ± 0.015; 0.4390.011 ± 0.007; 0.106
Overall hostility factor0.018 ± 0.006; 0.124§0.067 ± 0.015; 0.4530.008 ± 0.007; 0.093
Depression0.001 ± 0.007; 0.0040.012 ± 0.013; 0.081−0.003 ± 0.007; −0.007
  • Data are B ± SE; β.

  • *

    * Fasting glucose was transformed with a natural log function.

  • P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.001;

  • §

    § P < 0.01.