Table 1

Example of conversion of results in the relation of BHR to sodium excretion in two different forms to effect size

Regression coefficientStandard errorResidual SD
Results taken from Burney et al.11
(1) Continuous outcome
Regression coefficient of log10 (PD20) on log10 (sodium excretion)
Standardised (/0.788)–2.2560.986
(2) Binary outcome
Logistic regression coefficient of proportion PD20 <8 mmol on log10 (sodium excretion)
ln (odds ratio)Standard error
Standardised (/1.81)1.7500.999