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Table 3 Independent predictors of PWV after adjustment for age, hypertension and type 2 diabetes.

From: The relationship between various measures of obesity and arterial stiffness in morbidly obese patients

Body composition Β 95% CI P R Square
Female     
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.129 0.068 to 0.190 <0.001 0.42
Waist circumference (cm) 0.047 0.010 to 0.083 0.013 0.33
Waist-to-hip ratio -1.297 -6.109 to 3.522 0.594 0.28
Waist-to-height ratio 0.108 0.052 to 0.164 <0.001 0.40
Visceral fat area (cm2) 0.014 0.005 to 0.024 0.004 0.35
Fat mass (kg) 0.047 0.015 to 0.080 0.004 0.35
Fat free mass (kg) 0.009 -0.046 to 0.065 0.736 0.27
Male     
Body mass index (kg/m2) -0.009 -0.083 to 0.065 0.806 0.47
Waist circumference (cm) 0.014 -0.023 to 0.052 0.440 0.48
Waist-to-hip ratio 1.933 -3.707 to 7.574 0.494 0.48
Waist-to-height ratio 0.021 -0.053 to 0.094 0.575 0.48
Visceral fat area (cm2) 0.003 -0.005 to 0.011 0.470 0.49
Fat mass (kg) 0.005 -0.024 to 0.035 0.719 0.48
Fat free mass (kg) 0.008 -0.033 to 0.050 0.693 0.48
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