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Table 1 The coefficients (and associated p-values) from logistic regression models assessing the association between prior cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease with myocardial fibrosis indices.

From: Association of myocardial fibrosis and prior cardiovascular disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)

  Composite Cardiovascular Disease Coronary Heart Disease
  No of events/total population Univariate Model 1 Model 2 No of events/total population Univariate Model 1 Model 2
LGE +ve 143/1840 2.06 (<0.01) 1.64 (<0.01) 1.42 (<0.01) 69/1840 2.53 (<0.01) 2.04 (<0.01) 2.24 (<0.01)
Pre-contrast T1 (ms) × 10^(-3) 108/1344 0.4 (0.87) -0.7(0.77) -1.3 (0.59) 55/1344 -3.0 (0.26) -3.1 (0.30) -3.7 (0.19)
Post-contrast T1 12' (ms) × 10^(-3) 108/1345 -6.8 (<0.01) -9.0 (<0.01) -8.0 (0.01) 55/1345 -8.3 (0.013) -14.8 (<0.01) -12.2 (<0.01)
Post-contrast T1 25' (ms) × 10^(-3) 108/1330 -7.5 (<0.01) -9.0 (<0.01) -8.2 (0.01) 55/1330 -10.7 (<0.01) -17.9 (<0.01) -16.1 (<0.01)
ECV (%) 72/681 0.06 (0.13) 0.05 (0.26) 0.02 (0.58) 36/681 0.04 (0.40) 0.06 (0.29) 0.02 (0.73)
  1. Model 1: age, gender and race; and traditional cardiovascular risk factors - Model 2: Model 1 + blood pressures, hypertension/lipid medication use, diabetes, HDL and total cholesterol, body mass index, smoking status, glomerular filtration rate (post-contrast T1 only).