TABLE 2

Multiple regression analysis of factors that affect regional PWV

hfPWVhcPWVhbPWVfaPWV
Age0.267*0.289*0.176*0.211*
Male sex0.0150.0580.1750.202*
Smoking0.0660.0960.046−0.053
Systolic blood pressure0.480*0.301*0.537*0.453*
LDL cholesterol−0.013−0.089−0.092−0.049
HDL cholesterol−0.023−0.105−0.024−0.010
Presence of diabetes0.236*0.1130.0960.090
R20.474*0.290*0.433*0.333*
  • The table gives standard regression coefficients (β values) and level of significance. R2, coefficient of determination.

  • *

    * P < 0.001,

  • P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.05.