Table 3

Linear regression coefficients for the association between 25(OH)D3 and markers of glucose metabolism in elderly Faroese including or excluding subjects with known diabetes

n*β-Estimate (95% CI)P value
All subjects
 Insulin659−0.015 (−0.109 to 0.079)0.755
 Glucose648−0.002 (−0.007 to 0.003)0.459
 HbA1c659−0.026 (−0.049 to −0.003)0.026
 HOMA-IR646−0.016 (0.043–0.011)0.249
 HOMA-B646−0.021 (−0.123 to 0.082)0.691
Subjects without known diabetes
 Insulin5730.010 (−0.075 to 0.095)0.824
 Glucose5630.00008 (−0.004 to 0.004)0.967
 HbA1c573−0.011 (−0.027 to 0.005)0.192
 HOMA-IR561−0.002 (−0.025 to 0.021)0.869
 HOMA-B5610.012 (−0.091 to −0.117)0.806
  • *Numbers vary because of varying missing sample material for each biochemical analysis.

  • †Adjustment included BMI, sex, smoking status, and serum triacylglyceride concentration.