TABLE 2

Relationships of BAT activity and BAT mass with sex, age, and BMI in multivariate linear regression analyses

ParameterEstimateSEP
BAT activity
    Intercept3.660.81<0.0001
    Male sex−0.200.05<0.0001
    Age−0.020.05<0.0001
    BMI−0.850.270.0018
BAT mass
    Intercept5.962.610.023
    Male sex−0.560.150.0002
    Age−0.060.01<0.0001
    BMI−0.770.860.37
  • Intercept sets the “baseline” event rate when all covariate values are set equal to zero. Estimates are the coefficients of the linear model found by least squares. SE is the standard error, an estimate of the standard deviation of the distribution of the parameter estimate. P < 0.05 is often considered significant evidence that the parameter is not zero.