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Table 5 The Estimated Regression Coefficients for the two explanatory variables Entered into the Model for postmenopausal women (N = 50)

From: Walking balance is mediated by muscle strength and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: an observational study

  Zero-Order r    
Variables Tscorert HGS WB β t b
HGS   1 0.303* 0.3046* 2.203 0.1578
Tscorert 1 0.01 −0.237* − 0.2386* −1.69 − 1.3532
Mean 2.19 27.57 10.88    
SD 0.29 3.18 5.80 R2 = 0.1489   
  1. *p < .05; Tscorert = Standardized bone mineral density score for right big toe; HGS = Handgrip strength; %BFM = Percentage body fat mass; WB = Walking balance; Multiple R2== 0.1489; Adjusted Multiple R2 = 0.1126; std. error of estimate = 5.3492; F (2, 47)= 4.11; p = 0.023*; a = 5.4805. In postmenopausal women, the regression Model equation for WB = 5.4805 + 0.1578(HGS) + (− 1.3532)Tscorert