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Table 5 Multivariate factors associated with the presence of abnormal TyG index > 4.68 in RA and SLE

From: Fasting triglycerides and glucose index: a useful screening test for assessing insulin resistance in patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus

VariablesOR95% CIp
Method forward stepwise
 Rheumatoid arthritis group4.871.31–18.780.01
 Systemic lupus erythematosus group4.221.06–16.740.04
 Age, yearsNot in the model  
 Hypertension, years1.061.002–1.120.04
 Waist circumference, cm1.041.01–1.080.007
 Uric acid, mmol/L1.461.08–1.970.01
  1. Multivariate analysis was performed by logistic regression. Model adjusted by age, hypertension, waist circumference, uric acid, RA, SLE and CL group (as reference)
  2. Italic values indicate significance of p value (p < 0.05)
  3. OR odds ratio, 95% CI confidence interval