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Table 3 Multiple linear regression analyses conducted to assess independent relationships between pulse wave velocity and clinical variables.

From: Increased arterial stiffness in healthy subjects with high-normal glucose levels and in subjects with pre-diabetes

Variable Pulse Wave Velocity
  Regression coefficient (95% CI) P value
FPG 1.40(0.26,2.55) <0.01
Age 9.60(8.30,10.91) <0.01
Sex -21.61(-47.97,4.75) NS
BMI -12.34(-17.12,-7.56) <0.01
SBP 5.24(3.54,6.96) <0.01
DBP 1.29(-1.56,4.13) NS
RHR 1.66(0.59,2.72) <0.01
hs-CRP 15.42(2.01,28.83) <0.05
HDL-cholesterol -0.58(-1.59,0.43) NS
Non-HDL cholesterol 0.23(-0.12,0.57) NS
R2= 0.48, adjusted R2= 0.47
P < 0.001
  1. FPG, fasting plasma glucose; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; Sex: male, 1: female, 2; BMI, body mass index; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; NS, not significant