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Table 4 Variables associated with ccIMT, 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 0.058 0.025 −0.163
Age <0.001 <0.001 0.581
Diabetes mellitus 0.005 0.032 0.154
CVD 0.001 0.046 0.158
DAP 0.008 not entered  
MAP 0.032 0.117 −0.124
Albumin 0.008 0.357 0.075
logCRP 0.010 0.875 0.013
Fetuin-A 0.001 0.201 −0.103
OPG <0.001 0.389 0.086
  1. (*)Pearson’s correlation for linear association of continuous variables and independent samples t-test for difference between groups. (**)Model adjusted R2=0.615, p<0.001.
  2. ccIMT common carotid intima-media thickness, CRP C-reactive protein, CVD cardiovascular disease, DAP diastolic arterial pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, OPG osteoprotegerin.