Table 5

Results of multiple regression analyses, using the percentage changes in HbA1c, SBP and DBP as dependent variables and some parameters as independent variables

Independent variablesDependent variables
% Change of HbA1c% Change of SBP% Change of DBP
βpβpβp
Age−0.080.600.050.79−0.070.69
Gender0.840.81−6.940.08−9.210.03
% Change in BMI0.220.750.600.440.490.56
% Change in BG0.040.180.040.250.050.12
% Change in HbA1c0.150.310.230.15
Exposure to tsunami11.370.002.550.57−2.290.64
  • p<0.05: significant.

  • BG, blood glucose; BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HbA1c, glycosyated haemoglobin A1c; SBP, systolic blood pressure.