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Table 3 Multivariate analysis showing parameters associated with LV diastolic function

From: Association of epicardial fat with left ventricular diastolic function in subjects with metabolic syndrome: assessment using 2-dimensional echocardiography

Parameters Exp (B) 95% confidence interval p-value
Patients with metabolic syndrome    
EAT by echocardiography, mm 1.845 1.153-2.951 0.011
Age, years 1.090 1.037-1.146 0.001
SBP, mmHg 1.034 1.000-1.069 0.051
BMI, kg/m2 1.002 0.832-1.206 0.986
Glucose, mg/dL 1.001 0.987-1.015 0.921
LDL cholesterol, mg/dL 0.999 0.985-1.013 0.847
Patients without metabolic syndrome    
EAT by echocardiography, mm 0.667 0.411-1.082 0.101
Age, years 1.105 1.057-1.154 <0.001
SBP, mmHg 1.037 1.007-1.068 0.015
BMI, kg/m2 1.175 1.006-1.371 0.041
Glucose, mg/dL 1.017 0.998-1.037 0.085
LDL cholesterol, mg/dL 0.993 0.979-1.007 0.302
  1. BMI; body mass index, EAT; epicardial adipose tissue, LDL; low-density lipoprotein, SBP; systolic blood pressure