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Table 2 Associations between vascular measurements (FMD, NMD and PWV) and other continuous parameters in univariate analysis

From: Determinants of vascular function in patients with type 2 diabetes

  FMD, % NMD, % PWV, m/sec
r P r P r P
*Age, years −0.155 0.047 −0.319 <0.001 0.465 <0.001
*Time since diagnosis of diabetes, years −0.254 0.001 −0.272 <0.001 0.254 0.004
Body mass index, kg/m2 0.102 0.194 0.027 0.732 −0.217 0.015
Fasting glucose, mmoL/L −0.124 0.113 −0.196 0.011 0.024 0.793
HbA1c, % −0.117 0.135 −0.140 0.072 0.150 0.094
Total cholesterol, mmoL/L −0.058 0.459 0.082 0.297 −0.131 0.142
HDL-c, mmoL/L −0.101 0.197 −0.005 0.952 −0.053 0.555
Triglycerides, mmoL/L 0.028 0.724 0.066 0.397 0.034 0.702
LDL-c, mmoL/L −0.041 0.597 0.068 0.386 −0.143 0.110
Glomerular filtration rate, ml/min/1.73 m2 0.073 0.351 0.209 0.007 −0.274 0.002
*Albumin to Creatinine ratio, mg/mmol −0.052 0.607 0.025 0.808 −0.013 0.907
*High sensitivity C-reactive protein, mg/l 0.021 0.807 −0.121 0.161 0.057 0.556
Heart rate, beats/min −0.014 0.856 −0.067 0.393 0.089 0.323
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg −0.121 0.122 −0.231 0.003 0.305 0.001
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 0.022 0.777 −0.011 0.889 0.014 0.879
  1. *Natural logarithm transformed variables. FMD, flow-mediated dilation of the brachial artery; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; HDL-c, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c, low density lipoprotein cholesterol; NMD, nitrate-mediated dilation of the brachial artery; PWV, carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity.