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Table 2 Backward multivariable linear regression of (log) TAC for each sex

From: Systemic arteriosclerosis is associated with left ventricular remodeling but not atherosclerosis: a TASCFORCE study

  Men Women
B (95% CI) p B (95% CI) p
Age (years) −0.001 (− 0.002- -0.000) 0.004 − 0.001 (− 0.002- -0.001) < 0.001
Heart rate (bpm) − 0.003 (− 0.003 - − 0.002) < 0.001 -0.002 (− 0.002 - -0.001) < 0.001
Systolic BP (mmHg) −0.008 (− 0.009- − 0.008) < 0.001 -0.008 (− 0.009- -0.008) < 0.001
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.009 (0.008–0.010) < 0.001 0.009 (0.008–0.009) < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 0.001 (− 0.002–0.001) 0.62 −0.001 (− 0.002–0.000) 0.028
LDL-Cholesterol (mmol/L) − 0.007 (− 0.014–0.000) 0.047 −0.005 (− 0.010–0.001) 0.078
HDL-Cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.016 (− 0.002–0.033) 0.077 0.000 (− 0.12–0.12) 0.95
Triglycerides (mmol/L) −0.002 (− 0.009–0.006) 0.67 −0.009 (− 0.016 - -0.002) 0.011
Smoking status 0.001 (−0.010–0.013) 0.80 0.005 (− 0.004–0.013) 0.29
Pack years 0.000 (−0.001–0.00) 0.56 − 0.001 (− 0.001–0.00) 0.011
Family history of CVD − 0.009 (− 0.023–0.005) 0.23 0.005 (− 0.005–0.015) 0.36
SIMD −0.003 (− 0.005- − 0.001) 0.016 0.001 (− 0.001–0.003) 0.40
SAS −0.001 (− 0.004–0.002) 0.62 0.000 (− 0.002–0.002) 0.78
Model R2 0.67 < 0.001 0.67 < 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, BP blood pressure, CVD cardiovascular disease, HDL high density lipoprotein, LDL low density lipoprotein, SAS standardised atheroma score, SIMD Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
  2. P-values < 0.05 highlighted in bold