Table 3

Multivariate models evaluating predictors of erythrocyte incorporation of isotopes of 57Fe, 58Fe, or both 14 days after oral administration

Final multivariate modelsStatus on Day 1: day of 57Fe oral administrationStatus on Day 15: day of 58Fe oral administrationCombined data (considering both 57Fe and 58Fe erythrocyte incorporation)
Adjusted R2, %PAdjusted R2, %PAdjusted R2, %P
Log hepcidin< .0009.0064< .0001
Log CRP< .0002NS< .0001
Log ferritin85NS58NS59NS
Log ZnPPNS< .0004NS
  • Abbreviations are explained in Table 1.