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Table 4 Association of hypertension and wall thickness

From: Association of glycemic status and segmental left ventricular wall thickness in subjects without prior cardiovascular disease: a cross-sectional study

  Prehypertension Hypertension
Estimate 95%-CI P-value Estimate 95%-CI P-value
Wall thickness (mm): arithmetic mean of
 All segments 0.48 [0.17, 0.79] 0.003 0.67 [0.31, 1.02] < 0.001
 Basal segments 0.63 [0.28, 0.98] < 0.001 0.83 [0.42, 1.24] < 0.001
 Mid segments 0.35 [−0.01, 0.71] 0.057 0.70 [0.26, 1.14] 0.002
 Apical segments 0.44 [0.02, 0.86] 0.043 0.38 [−0.01, 0.77] 0.060
 Lateral segments 0.37 [0.03, 0.71] 0.036 0.52 [0.12, 0.92] 0.012
 Septal segments 0.59 [0.29, 0.89] < 0.001 0.84 [0.48, 1.19] < 0.001
 Anterior segments 0.44 [0.02, 0.86] 0.039 0.77 [0.34, 1.19] < 0.001
 Inferior segments 0.51 [0.14, 0.88] 0.007 0.54 [0.16, 0.92] 0.006
 Myocardial mass (g/m2) 3.18 [−0.02, 6.39] 0.053 6.16 [2.19, 10.12] 0.003
  1. Estimates from linear regression models adjusted for age, sex, BMI, glycemic status, total cholesterol, use of antihypertensive medication and smoking status