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Table 1 Linear regression for percent change in height-indexed LV mass between Exam 1 and Exam 5

From: Weight loss decreases progressive left ventricular remodeling: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Parameter Linear Model
  Estimate 95% Confidence
Interval
P-value
Age, y -0.05 (-0.12 to 0.02) 0.18
Female gender -7.67 (-8.93 to -6.4) < 0.0001
Race    
White referent - -
Chinese 0.11 (-1.67 to 1.88) 0.9
African-American 2.83 (1.42 to 4.23) < 0.0001
Hispanic -0.42 (-2.04 to 1.19) 0.61
Smoking history (ever smoker) -0.68 (-1.76 to 0.39) 0.21
Income -0.13 (-0.33 to 0.06) 0.19
Education -0.04 (-0.31 to 0.23) 0.77
BMI at Exam 1 (per log), kg/m2 24.51 (17.67 to 31.35) < 0.0001
Glycemia    
Normal referent - -
IFG -0.75 (-2.49 to 0.99) 0.4
Untreated DM -2.56 (-6.5 to 1.38) 0.2
Treated DM 0.92 (-1.29 to 3.12) 0.42
Δ Glycemia -0.13 (-0.83 to 0.58) 0.72
Hypertension stage 2.73 (2.19 to 3.28) < 0.0001
Δ Hypertension stage 2.88 (2.43 to 3.33) < 0.0001
Number of antihypertensive classes at
Exam 1
0.2 (-0.43 to 0.83) 0.54
C-reactive protein (per log) -0.46 (-0.98 to 0.07) 0.09
Waist Circumference at Exam 1 (per cm) 0.07 (-0.02 to 0.15) 0.11
LVMI at Exam 1
(g/m2.7)
-0.8 (-0.88 to -0.73) < 0.0001
Weight change from
Exam 1 to 5 (per 10%
decrease)
-2.76 (-3.42 to -2.1) < 0.0001