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Table 3 Clinical predictors for arterial stiffness in patients with DM

From: Impact of glycemic control on circulating endothelial progenitor cells and arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  Uni-variate Multi-variate
  B (95% Confidence Interval) P -value B (95% Confidence Interval) P -value
Ever-smokers, n (%) 0.011 (-0.002, 0.024) 0.20   
Duration of diabetes, yrs 0.002 (0.001, 0.003) 0.09 0.002 (0.001, 0.002) < 0.05
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 0.001 (0.000, 0.004) 0.30   
HbA1c, % 0.013 (0.005, 0.021) < 0.05 0.010 (0.005, 0.014) < 0.01
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 0.012 (0.002, 0.026) < 0.05 0.014 (0.006, 0.021) 0.17
Creatinine, μmol/L 0.000 (0.000, 0.001) 0.66   
Log CD34/KDR+ EPCs, 10-3/ml -0.096 (-0.197, -0.005) < 0.05 -0.021 (-0.032, -0.003) < 0.01
Log CD133/KDR+ EPCs, 10-3/ml -0.144 (-0.224, -0.064) < 0.05 -0.024 (-0.044, -0.003) < 0.01
  1. Abbreviations as in Table 1