Albumin Excretion Rate and Cardiovascular Risk

TABLE 3

Contribution and significance of the various mechanistic factors to the prediction of AER within the same model without and with peak response curve morphologies included

Variable β-Regression coefficient between variable and AER in model without peak response curve morphology included in model P β-Regression coefficient between variable and AER in model that includes peak response curve morphology P
Peak response curve morphology 0.568 ± 0.105 <0.001
Age (years) 0.017 ± 0.010 0.09 0.008 ± 0.009 0.4
Sex (1 = male, 2 = female) −0.196 ± 0.157 0.2 −0.142 ± 0.151 0.3
Daytime ambulatory systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 0.011 ± 0.005 0.03 0.008 ± 0.005 0.1
Weight (kg) 0.014 ± 0.005 0.007 0.008 ± 0.005 0.1
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)* 0.332 ± 0.251 0.2 0.289 ± 0.249 0.2
Fasting triglycerides (mmol/l)* −0.143 ± 0.146 0.3 −0.119 ± 0.141 0.4
Smoking status (current/ex/never) −0.142 ± 0.097 0.1 −0.708 ± 0.924 0.4
Variance explained by the total model 16% 29%
  • Data are means ± SE. P, significance of contribution of variable to the overall model.

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    * Log-transformed variable.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 54 no. 6 1816-1822