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Table 3 Variables associated with cfPWV, in univariate and multiple regression analysis

From: Associations of fetuin-A and osteoprotegerin with arterial stiffness and early atherosclerosis in chronic hemodialysis patients

Variable Univariate Multiple regression (**)
  p(*) p standard β
Gender 0.973 0.150 −0.128
Age <0.001 0.018 0.267
Diabetes mellitus 0.039 0.063 0.154
History of CVD 0.003 0.220 0.107
Hypertension 0.024 0.052 0.166
SAP 0.006 not entered  
PP <0.001 0.010 0.240
LDL 0.037 0.032 0.183
logCRP 0.051 0.481 0.063
Fetuin-A 0.001 0.032 −0.197
OPG <0.001 0.041 0.227
  1. (*)Pearson’s correlation for linear association of continuous variables, and independent samples t-test for difference between groups, (**)Model adjusted R2=0.549, p<0.001. cfPWVcarotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, CRP C-reactive protein, CVD cardiovascular disease, LDL low density lipoprotein, OPG osteoprotegerin, PP pulse pressure, SAP systolic arterial pressure.