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Table 4 Linear regression analysis for baPWV, carotid IMT, or plaque grade

From: Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase is not associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes

  baPWV Carotid IMT Plaque grade
β a P β P β P
Model 1
Age 0.44 <0.001 0.46 <0.001 0.31 <0.001
Male gender −0.05 0.119 0.23 <0.001 0.19 <0.001
Diabetic duration 0.13 <0.001 −0.01 0.727 0.03 0.416
HbA1c 0.05 0.045 0.07 0.015 0.04 0.214
Elevated BP 0.23 <0.001 0.07 0.009 0.09 0.003
Increased WC −0.03 0.257 0.04 0.183 0.02 0.448
High TG 0.03 0.291 0.02 0.483 0.05 0.105
Low HDL-C −0.02 0.376 0.05 0.059 −0.04 0.190
GGT 0.05 0.084 0.02 0.540 −0.003 0.923
R2 39.4 25.1 12.7
Model 2
Age 0.47 <0.001 0.46 <0.001 0.32 <0.001
Male gender −0.01 0.756 0.23 <0.001 0.21 <0.001
Diabetic duration 0.15 <0.001 −0.01 0.805 0.03 0.326
HbA1c 0.04 0.096 0.07 0.011 0.04 0.255
MetS No. 0.11 <0.001 0.11 <0.001 0.07 0.027
GGT 0.04 0.154 0.01 0.657 0.003 0.935
R2 35.2 25.0 11.8
  1. BP blood pressure, WC waist circumference, TG triglyceride, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, HbA1c hemoglobin A1c, MetS metabolic syndrome, Met No number of metabolic syndrome components which the subjects satisfy except diabetes, β a standardized coefficient, β unstandardized coefficient
  2. Model 1 The multivariate model included GGT, age, sex, smoking, alcohol consumption, use of statin, diabetic duration, HbA1c, eGFR, elevated blood pressure, increased waist circumference, high triglycerides, and low HDL-C
  3. Model 2 The multivariate model included GGT, age, sex, smoking, alcohol consumption, use of statin, diabetic duration, HbA1c, eGFR, and number of metabolic syndrome components (elevated blood pressure, increased waist circumference, high triglycerides and low HDL-C)