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Table 3 Clinical and echocardiographic parameters associated with carotid atherosclerosis in non-diabetic CKD patients

From: Clinical significance of subclinical carotid atherosclerosis and its relationship with echocardiographic parameters in non-diabetic chronic kidney disease patients

Parameters Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Unstandardized coefficient P Unstandardized coefficient P
Age 0.02 (0.01, 0.02) <0.001 0.02 (0.01, 0.02) <0.001
Hypertension 0.29 (0.11, 0.48) 0.002 0.12 (-0.06, 0.30) 0.199
Systolic BP (mmHg) 0.01 (-0.01, 0.01) 0.103 - -
Diastolic BP (mmHg) -0.01 (-0.02, -0.01) 0.026 -0.01 (-0.06, 0.31) 0.177
Pulse pressure (mmHg) 0.01 (0.01, 0.02) <0.001 0.01 (-0.01, 0.01) 0.267
BMI (kg/m2) -0.01 (-0.04, 0.01) 0.176   
Urine PCR (g/g)* -0.04 (-0.10, -0.01) 0.097 - -
hs-CRP* 0.09 (0.02, 0.15) 0.010 0.08 (0.02, 0.14) 0.013
Statins 0.11 (-1.10, 1.26) 0.215 - -
Echocardiographic data     
 LVH 0.13 (-0.02, 0.28) 0.095 - -
 LVEF -0.01 (-0.01, 0.01) 0.161 - -
 E/A ratio -0.28 (-0.56, 0.01) 0.052 - -
 E’ -0.05 (-0.08, -0.02) 0.003 - -
 E/E’ ratio 0.04 (0.02, 0.06) <0.001 0.02 (0.01, 0.04) 0.034
  1. *, log-transformed.