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Table 2 Independent correlates of MACs functional properties (logistic regression analysis with stepwise backward variables elimination)

From: Influence of high density lipoprotein cholesterol levels on circulating monocytic angiogenic cells functions in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  Viability Adhesion Senescence
OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
BMI (× 1 kg/m2) 0.949 0.908–0.991 0.019 0.878 0.779–0.990 0.033
HbA1c (× 1%) 0.789 0.678–0.919 0.002 1.683 1.043–2.717 0.033
HDL-cholesterol (× 1 mg/dl) 1.034 1.013–1.055 0.001 1.029 1.005–1.053 0.018
Other variables included in the model, but never selected as significant independent covariates Sex, age, waist circumference, diabetes duration, fasting glucose, LDL cholesterol, triacylglycerol, systolic and diastolic BP, eGFR, albumin-to-creatinine ratio, smoking habits, treatments with BP-lowering and lipid-lowering agents