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Table 2 Correlation between serum LBP levels or aortic PWV and cardiovascular risk factors

From: Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein is associated with arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study

  Serum LBP levels Aortic PWV
r p r p
Age −0.126 0.079 0.568 <0.001
BMI 0.279 <0.001 −0.312 <0.001
Waist circumference 0.295 <0.001 −0.216 0.003
Systolic blood pressure 0.082 0.252 0.498 <0.001
Albumin −0.156 0.029 −0.210 0.003
eGFR −0.015 0.838 −0.473 <0.001
HbA1c 0.058 0.417 −0.034 0.634
Log [HOMA-R]a 0.257 0.002 −0.279 <0.001
Log [triglycerides] 0.234 <0.001 −0.108 0.131
HDL-cholesterol −0.163 0.020 −0.021 0.769
LDL-cholesterol 0.077 0.284 −0.104 0.148
Log [hs-CRP] 0.575 <0.001 −0.053 0.462
LBP 0.065 0.364
  1. r correlation coefficient determined by simple regression analysis, LBP lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, PWV pulse wave velocity, BMI body mass index, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin A1c, HOMA-R homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, hs-CRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, PWV pulse wave velocity
  2. aSubjects excluding those receiving insulin therapy (n = 144)