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Table 2 Correlations between the daily iodized salt intake, three endemic diseases and UIC of children

From: Association of iodized salt with goiter prevalence in Chinese populations: a continuity analysis over time

Dependent variable B Std. Error Beta t value P value
2011
 The rate of goiter -2.738 4.472 -0.119 -0.612 0.546
 The rate of two-degree goiter 0.145 0.477 0.063 0.303 0.764
 The rate of cretinism 0.114 0.193 0.125 0.590 0.561
 UIC (μg/L) in school-aged children 8 to 10 years of age -0.955 3.301 -0.054 -0.289 0.774
2012
 The rate of goiter -2.606 4.642 -0.109 -0.561 0.579
 The rate of two-degree goiter -0.030 0.532 -0.012 -0.056 0.956
 The rate of cretinism 0.174 0.174 0.209 1.000 0.328
2013
 The rate of goiter -4.372 4.106 -0.204 -1.065 0.297
 The rate of two-degree goiter -0.058 0.529 -0.023 -0.109 0.914
 The rate of cretinism 0.059 0.190 0.067 0.313 0.757