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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis of API or AVI (backward stepwise)

From: Association between novel arterial stiffness indices and risk factors of cardiovascular disease

  API AVI
  coef. 95 % CI P value p.c. coef. 95 % CI P value p.c.
Male -2.921 -3.218, -2.623 <0.001 -0.215 -2.752 -3.001, -2.504 <0.001 -0.262
Age 0.074 0.047, 0.102 <0.001 0.068 0.296 0.274, 0.318 <0.001 0.318
BMI 0.313 0.275, 0.351 <0.001 0.194 -0.233 -0.265, -0.202 <0.001 -0.180
sBP 0.206 0.196, 0.216 <0.001 0.444 0.119 0.111, 0.127 <0.001 0.344
FPG   Removing    0.015 0.008, 0.021 <0.001 0.058
LDL-c   Removing    -0.003 -0.007, 0.000 0.067 -0.023
Smoker   Removing    0.807 0.569, 1.045 <0.001 0.083
adjusted R-square = 0.297 adjusted R-square = 0.267
  1. Abbreviations: coef. coefficient, p.c. partial correlation