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Table 2 Association between BMP-2 with type II diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease after adjusting for traditional cardiovascular risk factors

From: Increased plasma BMP-2 levels are associated with atherosclerosis burden and coronary calcification in type 2 diabetic patients

Variable Estimate Standard error P
Age (Increase by 1 year) 0.57 0.42 0.19
Male gender −0.032 0.07 0.68
Body mass index −0.01 0.009 0.30
Hypertension −0.11 0.08 0.18
Dyslipidemia −0.006 0.08 0.94
Smoking −0.051 0.08 0.50
Random blood glucose, mmol/L (Increase by 1 mmol/L) 0.12 0.05 0.027
Hs-CRP, mg/L (Increase by 1 mg/L) 0.33 0.19 0.08
HbA1c (n %) (Increase by 1%) 0.17 0.06 0.0079
T2DM −0.39 0.11 0.0002
CAD −0.26 0.09 0.004
  1. Data are expressed as parameter estimates with standard errors. CAD, Coronary artery disease; HbA1C, glycosylated hemoglobin A1C; Hs-CRP, Highly sensitive C-reactive protein; T2DM, Type II diabetes mellitus.