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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of predictors for high-risk plaque. N = 230

From: High-risk coronary artery plaque in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes: clinical risk factors and coronary artery calcium score

Variable Univariate Multivariate
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Male 4.92 2.28–10.6  < 0.001 4.19 1.99—8.87  < 0.001
BMI 0.92 0.86–0.97 0.01 0.93 0.86–1.00 0.06
Pack Years 1.02 1.00–1.03   0.01 1.02 1.00–1.03 0.03
Any diabetic complication 1.95 1.13–3.38 0.02 1.74 0.97–3.10 0.06
HbA1c 1.03 1.01–1.05   0.001 1.04 1.02–1.07   0.01
Sulfonylureas 2.14 1.08–4.27 0.03 1.98 0.96–4–07 0.06
  1. In the multivariate analysis predictors were adjusted for age, sex, hypercholesterolemia, and systolic blood pressure
  2. HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c