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Table 2 Association between brachial FMD and maximum carotid artery thickness (MCPT)

From: Endothelial dysfunction is associated with carotid plaque: a cross-sectional study from the population based Northern Manhattan Study

  β p
FMD -0.021 0.027
Age (per year) 0.041 <0.001
Current Smoking 0.378 0.001
Male 0.073 0.366
Systolic Blood Pressure (per mm Hg) 0.001 0.566
Diabetes 0.098 0.292
High Cholesterol 0.140 0.060
Completed high school 0.069 0.363
Physical Activity 0.038 0.650
Alcohol Consumption -0.019 0.899
Baseline diameter of the brachial artery (mm) 0.193 0.072