Variables Coefficient OR 95% CI p-value
Age 0.06 1.06 1.03 – 1.09 <0.001
Height 0.05 1.06 1.02 – 1.10 0.005
Systolic blood pressure 0.03 1.03 1.01 – 1.06 0.002
Duration of diabetes (yr) 0.08 1.08 1.04 – 1.13 <0.001
OR: Odds Ratio; CI: Confidence Interval
Likelihood ratio test of model significance: p-value <0.001 Variables that were dropped out of the multivariable logistic regression using the stepwise-backward elimination method included gender, HbA1c, occupation, regular visits to the diabetic clinic, treatment of diabetes, physical activity, body fat composition, eGFR, albuminuria and retinopathy.
Table 6: Subset of significant predictors of the odds of abnormal MNSI-sign score.