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Table 3 Linear regression analysis for risk factors of intima media thickness in patients with type 2 diabetes

From: High visceral fat with low subcutaneous fat accumulation as a determinant of atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes

  Standardized β p values
Univariates
 SFA ≥ 100 cm2 and VFA < 100 cm2 [S(+)V(−)] 0.032 0.813
 SFA < 100 cm2 and VFA ≥ 100 cm2 [S(−)V(+)] 0.531 <0.001
 SFA ≥ 100 cm2 and VFA ≥ 100 cm2 [S(+)V(+)] −0.128 0.359
Multivariates
 SFA ≥ 100 cm2 and VFA < 100 cm2 [S(+)V(−)] −0.100 0.386
 SFA < 100 cm2 and VFA ≥ 100 cm2 [S(−)V(+)] 0.423 <0.001
 SFA ≥ 100 cm2 and VFA ≥ 100 cm2 [S(+)V(+)] −0.319 0.009
Age 0.575 <0.001
Urinary ACR 0.299 0.001
CCBs −0.171 0.023
Duration of diabetes 0.156 0.049
  1. Covariates; age, gender, history of cardiovascular disease, systolic blood pressure, duration of diabetes, current smoking, HbA1c, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, logarithmically transformed triglycerides, C-reactive protein, eGFR, albuminuria, the use of insulin, oral hypoglycemic agents, renin-angiotensin system blockers, calcium channel blockers and statins
  2. ACR albumin-to-creatinine ratio, CCB calcium channel blocker, SFA subcutaneous fat area, VFA visceral fat area