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Table 3 Multivariate linear regression analysis for the relationship with ln (CACS + 1) according to the HbA1c level

From: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with coronary artery calcium score in diabetes patients with higher HbA1c

HbA1c < 7% β-coefficient 95% CI P -value
  NAFLD −0.627 −1.654-0.399 0.229
  Age 0.091 0.029-0.153 0.004
  Male sex 1.252 −0.126-2.629 0.075
  Hypertension 0.521 −0.397-1.439 0.263
  Body mass index 0.059 −0.283-0.401 0.734
  Waist circumference 0.015 −0.108-0.139 0.804
  HDL cholesterol −0.014 −0.063-0.035 0.577
  Triglyceride 0.006 0.000-0.013 0.059
HbA1c ≥ 7%    
  NAFLD 1.503 0.373-2.634 0.010
  Age 0.123 0.061-0.185 <0.001
  Male sex 1.415 −0.203-3.034 0.086
  Hypertension 0.364 −0.690-1.418 0.494
  Body mass index −0.002 −0.415-0.411 0.991
  Waist circumference 0.018 −0.124-0.161 0.800
  HDL cholesterol −0.023 −0.084-0.038 0.458
  Triglyceride −0.002 −0.012-0.008 0.683
  1. Abbreviations: NAFLD Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, CI confidence interval.