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Table 4 Biochemical variables associated to selenium levels in A-T patients and controls (n = 36)

From: Selenium levels and glutathione peroxidase activity in patients with ataxia-telangiectasia: association with oxidative stress and lipid status biomarkers

Variables   B P-value Confidence interval 95%
Malondialdehyde (log) nmol/L  − 0.583 0.001  − 0.909  − 0.258
LDL-oxidized (log) mg/dL  − 0.180 0.021  − 0.331  − 0.030
Glutathione peroxidase (log) U/L  − 0.166 0.175  − 0.410 0.078
Apo B/Apo A-1    − 0.057 0.154  − 0.138 0.023
Group AT  − 0.035 0.499  − 0.138 0.069
Age Years  − 0.002 0.420  − 0.008 0.003
Non-HDL-c mg/dL 0.002 0.003 0.001 0.003
C-reactive protein (log) mg/L 0.006 0.833  − 0.049 0.060
Alanine aminotransferase (log) U/L 0.100 0.161  − 0.043 0.243
  1. R2 = 0.548
  2. Dependent variable: selenium μg/L (log—logarithmic)