Table 4

Parameter testing results for linear regression for predicting ‘deaths due to tuberculosis’

Standardised coefficients95% CI for βCollinearity statisticsP value
BetaLower boundUpper boundVIF
Obesity−0.246−0.427−0.0852.1290.004
GINI0.230.0960.3891.5280.001
Air pollution0.2840.1480.441.5660.001
Undernourishment0.2450.0840.4022.0140.003
Age−0.453−0.690−0.2244.1930.001
Democracy0.2800.1100.4772.3990.002
Schooling0.2530.0480.4593.3030.016
  • TBDeath=−0.246×obesity+0.230×GINI+0.284×air pollution+0.245×undernourishment−0.453×age+0.280×democracy+0.253×schooling.

  • R2=0.535, SE=0.72, Durbin-Watson=1.79.

  • GINI, Gini Inequality Index; VIF, variance inflation factor.