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Table 2 Logistic regression analyses of cardiovascular risk factors for predicting patients with stable CAD (n = 234)

From: Association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor and von Willebrand factor levels in patients with stable coronary artery disease

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
HR 95% CI p value HR 95% CI p value
Age (per year) 1.048 1.021–1.076 < 0.001 0.995 0.967–1.024 0.732
Male sex 2.286 1.315–3.972 0.003 1.646 0.884–3.064 0.116
Currently smoking 1.520 0.889–2.600 0.126    
Hypertension 2.548 1.457–4.456 0.001 1.121 0.586–2.142 0.730
Diabetes mellitus 2.275 1.260–4.107 0.006 1.578 0.785–3.174 0.201
Body mass index > 23 (kg/m2) 0.966 0.557–1.673 0.900    
Triglycerides > 1.7 (mmol/L) 1.260 0.737–2.154 0.398    
Total cholesterol > 5.2 (mmol/L) 1.123 0.585–2.153 0.728    
LDL cholesterol > 2.6 (mmol/L) 1.481 0.845–2.599 0.170    
HDL cholesterol < 1.02 (mmol/L) 1.909 1.044–3.490 0.036 1.633 0.834–3.197 0.153
Creatinine > 115 (μmol/L) 1.992 0.622–6.378 0.246    
C-reactive protein > 2.0 (mg/L) 1.084 0.600–1.960 0.789    
vWF > median (IU/dl) 5.444 3.062–9.683 < 0.001 2.686 1.424–5.066 0.002
BDNF < median (pg/ml) 7.486 4.077–13.745 < 0.001 2.590 1.287–5.215 0.008
  1. CAD coronary artery disease, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, vWF von Willebrand factor, BDNF brain-derived neurotrophic factor
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