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Table 4 Association between time-rate index and echocardiography’s variables in multiple linear model

From: Blood pressure variability and its association with echocardiographic parameters in hypertensive diabetic patients

  Beta S.E. P
Left ventricular hypertrophy
 Septum thickness (cm)    
  Time-rate SBP (mmHg/min) −0.029 0.086 0.739
  Age (years) 0.004 0.002 0.025
  24 h-ABPM SBP (mmHg) 0.002 0.001 <0.001
  Diabetes duration (years) <0.001 0.001 0.510
  HbA1c (%) 0.003 0.005 0.635
 RWT
  Time-rate index SBP (mmHg/min) −0.044 0.041 0.277
  Age (years) 0.002 0.001 0.010
  24 h-ABPM SBP (mmHg) 0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  Diabetes duration (years) 0.001 0.001 0.134
  HbA1c (%) 0.001 0.003 0.583
 PW Thickness
  Time-rate SBP (mmHg/min) 0.006 0.075 0.937
  Age (years) 0.003 0.001 0.032
  24 h-ABPM SBP (mmHg) 0.002 <0.001 <0.001
  Diabetes duration (years) <0.001 0.001 0.591
  HbA1c (%) <0.001 0.005 0.977
Diastolic function    
 IVRT (m/s)
  Time-rate SBP (mmHg/min) −5.243 9.248 0.571
  Age (years) 0.889 0.174 <0.001
  24 h-ABPM SBP (mmHg) 0.041 0.054 0.443
  Diabetes duration (years) −0.139 0.130 0.284
  HbA1c (%) 0.644 0.581 0.269
 E/E’ ratio
  Time-rate SBP (mmHg/min) 0.419 1.911 0.826
  Age (years) 0.128 0.036 <0.001
  24 h-ABPM SBP (mmHg) 0.004 0.011 0.744
  Diabetes duration (years) 0.003 0.027 0.899
  HbA1c (%) −0.042 0.120 0.727
  1. BP blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure, ABPM ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin, RWT relative wall thickness, PW posterior wall, IVRT isovolumetric relaxation time. Adjusted for age, 24 h-ABPM-hour ABPM SBP, duration of diabetes (years) and HbA1c