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Table 5 Meta-regression entering all covariates β coefficient (95 % confidence interval)

From: Salt intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-regression

Covariate Model 1 Model 2 (Excluding Q = U5) Model 3 (Excluding non-black)
Year of data collection 0.012 (-0.020-0.044) 0.015 (-0.018-0.047) 0.012 (-0.023-0.048)
Method of data collection (Urinary as reference) 1.136 (0.066-2.206) * 1.288 (0.211-2.365)* 1.275 (0.126-2.422)*
Sex (% men) −0.061 (-0.467-0.345) −0.044 (-0.466-0.379) −0.064 (-0.497-0.368)
Economic development (1 = L, 2 = LM, 3 = UM) −0.034 (-0.446-0.378) −0.159 (-0.599-0.281) −0.124 (-0.611-0.362)
Location (Rural as reference) 0.874 (0.215-1.534)* 1.010 (0.326-1.694)* 0.814 (0.105-1.523)*
  1. *significant at p < 0.05