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Table 3 Coefficient β and p-value for z-score as a proxy of MetS with the sum of outcome in relation to the personal value variables of Japanese adolescents

From: Personal values in adolescence and their associations with metabolic biomarkers in adulthood: a Japanese population-based study

   Z-scoreb
MEN WOMEN
Crude (N = 261) Adjusted (N = 261)a Crude (N = 407) Adjusted (N = 407)a
No Items β p β p β p β p
V1 Not bothering others -0.036 0.652 -0.026 0.749 0.005 0.926 -0.067 0.253
V2 Being highly evaluated by others -0.121 0.092 -0.151 0.033* -0.008 0.882 0.013 0.815
V3 Having and keeping a belief -0.061 0.435 -0.060 0.438 0.053 0.392 0.039 0.530
V4 Economically succeeding 0.164 0.042* 0.162 0.042* 0.082 0.194 0.082 0.185
V5 Improving society -0.011 0.894 0.013 0.873 -0.095 0.159 -0.086 0.194
V6 Exploring what you were interested in 0.057 0.451 0.078 0.301 0.040 0.522 0.063 0.302
V7 Having influence on society -0.018 0.826 -0.041 0.606 0.100 0.112 0.058 0.346
V8 Actively challenging -0.029 0.713 -0.031 0.690 -0.074 0.254 -0.030 0.636
V9 Cherishing familiar people -0.032 0.682 -0.037 0.633 -0.009 0.873 -0.006 0.907
V10 Graduating from a famous school -0.010 0.891 -0.060 0.470 -0.132 0.029* -0.066 0.291
V11 Maintaining a stable life 0.029 0.728 0.049 0.546 0.043 0.499 0.035 0.569
  Commitment to Values(PVQ-IIz) 0.060 0.400 0.061 0.385 -0.028 0.617 -0.010 0.855
  R2 0.048 - 0.135 0.413 0.031 - 0.119 0.393
  ΔR2 - - 0.087 0.010* - - 0.088  < 0.001*
  1. * p-value < 0.05
  2. z PVQ-II Personal Values Questionnaire II
  3. a Models were adjusted by age, educational status, marital status, working status, and household income
  4. bThe standardized score for the proxy of Mets (Z-score) was calculated by summing the standardized scores of each Mets-related marker. A high score indicates high-risk metabolic conditions