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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate linear regression between PWV (dependent variable) and age and MetS risk factors

From: Arterial stiffness and its association with clustering of metabolic syndrome risk factors

  Univariate linear regression Multivariate linear regression
r/r2 p β (95% CI) p
Dependent variable: PWV
 Age (years) 0.486/0.236 < 0.001 0.450 (0.038 to 0.091) < 0.001
 WC (cm) 0.215/0.046 0.055
 TG (mg/dL) 0.374/0.140 < 0.001 0.212 (0.000 to 0.005) 0.037
 HDL-c (mg/dL) − 0.269/0.072 0.015 − 0.187 (− 0.031 to 0.001) 0.066
 BG (mg/dL) 0.225/0.050 0.044 0.034 (− 0.015 to 0.022) 0.714
 SBP (mmHg) 0.336/0.113 0.002 0.211 (0.002 to 0.030) 0.023
 DBP (mmHg) 0.157/0.025 0.161
  1. MetS metabolic syndrome, WC waist circumference, TG triglycerides, HDL-c high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, BG blood glucose, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, CI confidence interval