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Table 3 Adjusted mean values of common carotid IMT according to quintiles of UACR (<30mg/g)

From: Higher normal ranges of urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio are independently associated with carotid intima-media thickness

  Adjusted carotid IMTs (Mean ± SE, mm) according to quintiles of UACR (mg/g) p for overall p for linear
Sex < 6.50 6.5-9.79 9.80-13.49 13.50-18.89 ≥ 18.90 difference trend
Men 0.742 ± 0.005 0.753 ± 0.005 0.761 ± 0.005 0.764 ± 0.005 0.769 ± 0.006 0.003 < 0.001
Women 0.701 ± 0.004 0.711 ± 0.004 0.721 ± 0.004 0.722 ± 0.004 0.727 ± 0.004 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard error.
  2. Adjusted for age, current smoking status, current alcohol use, waist circumference, systolic BP, diastolic BP, HOMA-IR, eGFR, triglycerides, fasting blood glucose, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and hyperlipidemia.