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Table 3 Partial correlation after adjustment for model 1–3

From: Retinal capillary rarefaction in patients with untreated mild-moderate hypertension

Adjustment for model 1
  Total study population Hypertensive patients Healthy control subjects
 ICD (μm) and WLR (−) r = 0.146 r = 0.192 r = −0.150
p = 0.060 p = 0.035 p = 0.343
 CapA (−) and WLR (−) r = −0.195 r = −0.189 r = −0.128
p = 0.011 p = 0.038 p = 0.419
 ICD (μm) and HDL (mmol/L) r = −0.187 r = −0.112 r = 0.010
p = 0.014 p = 0.278 p = 0.964
 CapA (−) and HDL (mmol/L) r = 0.156 r = 0.069 r = 0.027
p = 0.040 p = 0.502 p = 0.902
Adjustment for model 2
  Total study population Hypertensive patients Healthy control subjects
 ICD (μm) and WLR (−) r = 0.192 r = 0.254 r = 0.027
p = 0.014 p = 0.006 p = 0.873
 CapA (−) and WLR (−) r = −0.229 r = −0.276 r = −0.175
p = 0.003 p = 0.003 p = 0.293
 ICD (μm) and HDL (mmol/L) r = −0.172 r = −0.083 r = −0.032
p = 0.025 p = 0.428 p = 0.889
 CapA (−) and HDL (mmol/L) r = 0.148 r = 0.026 r = 0.098
p = 0.050 p = 0.803 p = 0.672
 ICD (μm) and systolic 24ABP r = 0.253   
p = 0.009   
 ICD (μm) and diastolic 24ABP r = 0.190   
p = 0.050   
 ICD (μm) and systolic OBP r = 0.143   
p = 0.060   
Adjustment for model 3
 ICD (μm) and WLR (−) r = 0.227 r = 0.231 r = 0.133
p = 0.018 p = 0.032 p = 0.611
 CapA (−) and WLR (−) r = −0.256 r = −0.212 r = −0.431
p = 0.007 p = 0.048 p = 0.084
 ICD (μm) and HDL (mmol/L) r = −0.243 r = −0.210 r = −0.252
p = 0.011 p = 0.051 p = 0.329
 CapA (−) and HDL (mmol/L) r = 0.224 r = 0.148 r = 0.387
p = 0.020 p = 0.172 p = 0.125
  1. ICD intercapillary distance, CapA capillary area, WLR wall to lumen ratio, HDL high density lipids, ABP ambulatory blood pressure, OBP office blood pressure.
  2. The data for the healthy control subjects have been previously described by our study group [21]
  3. Model 1 includes: gender, BMI, systolic office BP, serum-creatinine and HDL-cholesterol
  4. Model 2 includes: gender, BMI, systolic office BP, serum-creatinine and HDL-cholesterol, age, LDL- cholesterol and ex-smoking habit
  5. Model 3 includes: gender, BMI, serum creatinine, HDL-cholesterol, systolic 24 h ambulatory BP
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