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Table 3 Statistical significant determinants of >5 PVC/h, separate models for the 3 cardiovascular biomarkers. Multivariate logistic regression model, n = 498

From: Biomarkers of cardiovascular injury and stress are associated with increased frequency of ventricular ectopy: a population-based study

  Model 1
OR (95% CI)
P Model 2
OR (95% CI)
P Model 3
OR (95% CI)
P Model 4
OR (95% CI)
P
Age 1.07 (1.03–1.11) 0.001 1.06 (1.02–1.11) 0.005 1.05 (1.01–1.10) 0.014 1.07 (1.03–1.11) 0.001
History of coronary heart disease 2.80 (1.17–6.76) 0.021 2.52 (1.03–6.19) 0.044 2.00 (0.77–5.15) 0.152 2.76 (1.14–6.70) 0.025
History of hypertension 0.76 (0.34–1.66) 0.486 0.76 (0.34–1.67) 0.489 0.76 (0.34–1.68) 0.491 0.77 (0.45–1.70) 0.511
AHI (events/h) 1.41 (1.08–1.83) 0.010 1.37 (1.05–1.78) 0.019 1.46 (1.12–1.90) 0.006 1.42 (1.09–1.85) 0.010
Left ventricular hypertrophy 2.84 (1.07–7.57) 0.037 2.69 (1.00–7.26) 0.051 3.06 (1.13–8.32) 0.028 2.82 (1.06–7.53) 0.039
log hs-CRP (mg/L)        0.96 (0.69–1.33) 0.785
log NT-proBNP (pg/mL)      1.50 (1.07–2.12) 0.020   
log hs-TnI (ng/L)    1.32 (0.86–2.03) 0.205     
  1. hs-CRP, NT-proBNP and hs-TnI were transformed by logarithm before regression analysis
  2. AHI apnea-hypopnea index, CI confidence interval, hsCRP high-sensitive C-reactive protein, hs-TnI high-sensitive cardiac Troponin I, NT-proBNP N-terminal proB-type natriuretic peptide, OR odds ratio, PVC premature ventricular complexes