Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Correlation of logarithm of fasting serum N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels and clinical variables by univariate linear regression analyses among the 84 elderly persons

From: N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level inversely associates with metabolic syndrome in elderly persons

Items Beta P value
Age (year) 0.338 0.002*
Height (cm) -0.253 0.020*
Body weight (kg) -0.238 0.029*
Waist circumference (cm) -0.270 0.013*
Body mass index (BMI; kg/m2) -0.140 0.205
Body fat mass (%) -0.326 0.002*
White blood cell (x1000/ul) -0.070 0.544
Hemoglobin (g/dl) -0.107 0.144
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.016 0.888
Triglyceride (mg/dl) -0.291 0.007*
HDL-C (mg/dl) 0.188 0.087
LDL-C (mg/dl) 0.013 0.908
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) 0.210 0.056
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dl) 0.163 0.144
Creatinine (mg/dl) -0.133 0.227
Systolic pressure (mmHg) 0.103 0.351
Diastolic pressure (mmHg) -0.110 0.317
  1. *P < 0.05 was considered statistically significant after univariate linear analyses.
  2. HDL-cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.