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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analysis showing the association of smoking and living in PM2.5 areas with AHRR (cg05575921) methylation in the study participants stratified by sex

From: AHRR cg05575921 methylation in relation to smoking and PM2.5 exposure among Taiwanese men and women

Variable Men Women
β P value β P value
Smoking status (reference: never)
 Former − 0.01996 0.0374 − 0.04276 < 0.0001
 Current − 0.17221 < 0.0001 − 0.17706 < 0.0001
 P-trend < 0.0001 < 0.0001
Area (reference: north)
 North-center − 0.00577 0.3174 0.00092 0.9198
 Center − 0.00935 0.0820 − 0.01770 0.0361
 South − 0.01620 0.0016 − 0.02076 0.0092
 P-trend 0.0013 0.0025
Exercise (no)
 Yes 0.00294 0.4651 0.00001 0.9986
Age − 0.00033 0.0939 − 0.00045 0.1278
BMI 0.00105 0.0407 − 0.00006 0.9477
Alcohol drinking (reference: no)
 Former 0.03356 0.0977 − 0.00934 0.4539
 Current 0.03177 0.1127 0.00115 0.9022
Secondhand smoke exposure (reference: no)
 Yes 0.00361 0.5589 − 0.00060 0.9489