Skip to main content

Table 3 Linear regression models to predict the carotid intima media thickness (cIMT) and carotid plaque score (cPS) and logistic regression models to predict thickened carotid intima media and a high cPS

From: Value of the arterial stiffness index and ankle brachial index in subclinical atherosclerosis screening in healthy community-dwelling individuals

Variable Log cIMT cPS cIMT ≥0.74 cPS > 2
B p B p OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age 0.006 < 0.001 0.104 < 0.001 1.13 1.08~1.19 1.12 1.07~1.16
Gender (male) −0.005 0.823 0.412 0.283
WC 0.002 0.015 −0.012 0.549 1.04 1.00~1.09
DM 0.032 0.312 0.897 0.136
HTN −0.0050 0.807 1.12 0.008 2.57 1.26~5.24
SMK 0.007 0.750
Stressed −0.016 0.412
SBP 0.001 0.005 0.014 0.146 1.02 0.99~1.04
Pulse −0.001 0.118 −0.013 0.435
CRP 0.034 0.001 1.39 0.75~2.58
  1. WC waist circumference, DM diabetes mellitus, HTN hypertension, SMK smoking, Stressed having high stress, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, CRP C-reactive protein, − means not included in the model, B Beta coefficient, p p value, OR Odds Ratio. Statistically significant Beta coefficients (p < 0.05) and Odds Ratios are in bold