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Table 5 Univariate linear regression analysis between triglyceride-glucose index (TyG) index and risk factors

From: High triglyceride-glucose index is associated with subclinical cerebral small vessel disease in a healthy population: a cross-sectional study

 β (95% CI)P-value
Age, years0.001 (− 0.001 to 0.004)0.333
Sex, male0.224 (0.181 to 0.266)< 0.001
Body mass index, kg/m20.058 (0.051 to 0.064)< 0.001
Use of antihypertensives0.134 (0.077 to 0.190)< 0.001
Use of antiplatelet agents0.064 (− 0.016 to 0.143)0.119
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg0.009 (0.007 to 0.010)< 0.001
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg0.012 (0.010 to 0.014)< 0.001
Hemoglobin A1c, %*2.004 (1.799 to 2.208)< 0.001
Fasting glucose, mg/dL*1.833 (1.727 to 1.939)< 0.001
Insulin, µU/mL*0.358 (0.324 to 0.391)< 0.001
HOMA-IR*0.396 (0.367 to 0.426)< 0.001
Total cholesterol, mg/dL0.003 (0.002 to 0.003)< 0.001
LDL cholesterol, mg/dL0.001 (0.000 to 0.002)0.020
HDL cholesterol, mg/dL− 0.017 (− 0.019 to − 0.016)< 0.001
Triglyceride, mg/dL*1.100 (1.087 to 1.112)< 0.001
White blood cell counts, × 103/μL0.095 (0.083 to 0.108)< 0.001
hs-CRP, mg/dL*0.047 (0.032 to 0.061)< 0.001
  1. HOMA-IR: Homeostatic Model Assessment for Insulin Resistance; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; hs-CRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein
  2. *These variables were transformed into a log scale