Table 4

Correlation and multivariable analyses of the relationships between GFR changes (mL/min) at 6 months compared with baseline and concomitant changes in other considered covariates

Correlation analysesMultivariable analyses
rP valueSβCP value
Anthropometric parameters
 Waist circumference0.320.0095
Clinical parameters
 Systolic BP0.270.030
 Diastolic BP0.410.0006
 MAP 0.390.00120.24840.0384
Metabolic parameters
 Blood glucose0.300.0160.07640.5511
 Fasting insulin0.230.068
Serum lipids
  Total 0.140.270
  LDL-to-HDL ratio0.070.604
 Apolipoprotein A0.100.429
 Apolipoprotein B0.100.436
Other markers
 Angiotensin II0.200.108
  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate transaminase; CPK, creatine phosphokinase; MAP, mean arterial pressure; SβC, standardized β-coefficient.