TABLE 5

Multivariate regression model predicting urinary Cu excretion during days 7–12 from basal (day 1) variables

β coefficientSEtP
Intercept15.48−2.880.007
Drug:placebo0.822.2012.6<0.001
Diabetes:control0.202.913.210.003
Urinary Cu excretion (days 1–6)0.223.022.860.007
Basal [Ferritin]serum−0.320.01−4.13<0.001
Basal [Mg]serum0.200.022.650.012
  • Summary of the multivariate regression model is as follows: r2 = 0.862; SE of the estimate = 6.78 (P = 0.001).