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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analyses for the presence of ascending aortic dilation

From: Predictors of aortic dilation in patients with coarctation of the aorta: evaluation with dual-source computed tomography

Variable Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Age 0.0875 0.809
Gender (Female sex) 1.11 (0.33–3.74) 0.869
Hypertension 1.34 (0.38–4.67) 0.647
BAV 0.84 (0.18–3.87) 0.882
PDA 0.93 (0.26–3.32) 0.912
VSD 0.36 (0.10–1.25) 0.107
AR 2.90 (0.32–26.33) 0.343
AS 0.990
Collateral circulation 4.11 (1.00–16.84) 0.050 8.35 (0.85–82.11) 0.069
Severity of CoA(severe) 4.93 (1.33–18.31) 0.017 7.46 (1.19–46.76) 0.032
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, BAV bicuspid aortic valve, PDA patent ductus arteriosus, VSD ventricular septal defect, AR aortic regurgitation, AS aortic valve stenosis, CoA coarctation of aorta