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Table 4 Results of stepwise regression analysis with the presence of coronary heart disease (CHD) as the dependent variable in overweight and normal weight subjects.

From: Relationship between apolipoprotein(a) size polymorphism and coronary heart disease in overweight subjects

Overweight subjects
Predictor step t P value
Diabetes mellitus 1 5.892 <0.0001
Apo(a) isoforms of low molecular weight 2 2.665 0.008
Hypercholesterolemia 3 2.466 0.014
BMI 4 2.120 0.035
Normal weight subjects
Diabetes mellitus 1 8.521 <0.0001
Smoking 2 4.135 <0.0001
Hypercholesterolemia 3 3.296 0.001
Hypertension 4 3.097 0.002
Apo(a) isoforms of low molecular weight 5 2.500 0.013