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Table 4 Associations between epicardial adipose tissue and risk factors for CAD in the diabetes group

From: Coronary plaque characteristics and epicardial fat tissue in long term survivors of type 1 diabetes identified by coronary computed tomography angiography

  Univariable Age and sex-adjusteda Multivariable
β (95% CI) p-value β (95% CI) p-value β (95% CI) p-value
Age 0.20 (− 0.63 to 1.02) 0.635 0.21 (− 0.62 to 1.03) 0.614 0.9 (0.3–1.5) 0.004
Female sex − 6.15 (− 17.63 to 5.33) 0.290 − 6.23 (− 17.77 to 5.30) 0.286 19.4 (9.4–29.4) 0.000
HDL-c − 16.06 (− 26.29 to − 5.83) 0.002 − 17.10 (− 28.31 to − 5.89) 0.003 − 9.3 (− 18.1 to − 0.5) 0.038
TG 19.15 (4.97–33.32) 0.009 12.80 (− 0.11 to 25.72) 0.052 − 14.6 (− 27.2 to − 2.0) 0.024
Waist circumference 1.27 (0.93–1.61) < 0.001 1.54 (0.97–2.11) < 0.001 1.8 (1.3–2.3) 0.000
wHbA1c 9.14 (2.52–15.77) 0.007 9.12 (2.34–15.89) 0.009   
wLDL-c 7.68 (− 1.66 to 17.01) 0.106     
wSBP 0.083 (− 0.46 to 0.63) 0.763     
Systolic BP 0.18 (− 0.11 to 0.48) 0.214     
Diastolic BP 0.24 (− 0.44 to 0.95) 0.469     
Pulse pressure 0.21 (− 0.15 to 0.57) 0.249     
  1. HDL-c high density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglycerides, wHbA1c weighted glycated hemoglobin, wLDL-c weighted low density lipoprotein cholesterol, BP; blood pressure, wSBP weighted systolic blood pressure
  2. aMinimally multivariable model (only adjusted for age and sex)