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Table 4 β Coefficients (and 95%confidence intervals) from linear models for the relationship between central retinal arteriolar equivalents and the number of ideal cardiovascular health metrics

From: Relationship of ideal cardiovascular health metrics with retinal vessel calibers and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness: a cross-sectional study

  VIF β 95% CI of β p value p interaction
Total   175.908 170.085–181.732 < 0.0001  
Number of ideal CVH metrics (n) 1.220 0.806 0.266–1.346 0.0035  
sex = male (n) 1.249 −4.119 −5.570- -2.669 < 0.0001  
age (year) 1.100 −0.384 −0.455- -0.313 < 0.0001  
education (n) 1.096     
 High school or college   
 Middle school   1.426 − 0.196- 3.048 0.08  
 Illiteracy/Primary   1.702 −0.396- 3.799 0.11  
average monthly income of every family member (¥) 1.051     
  > 3000   
 1000-3000   −0.121 −1.934- 1.693 0.90  
  < 1000   −0.648 −2.648- 1.351 0.53  
family history of stroke (n) 1.005 − 1.325 −5.058- 2.408 0.49  
Age (year)      0.0656
< 60ya
 Number of ideal CVH metrics 1.275 1.185 0.558–1.812 0.0002  
≥ 60ya
 Number of ideal CVH metrics 1.146 0.243 −0.885- 1.371 0.67  
Sex (n)      0.36
Menb
 Number of ideal CVH metrics 1.062 0.694 −0.048- 1.436 0.07  
Womenb
 Number of ideal CVH metrics 1.018 1.089 0.285–1.894 0.0080  
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. VIF Variance Inflation Factor
  3. All the coefficients without footnotes in total part are adjusted by other variates in total part when presented
  4. aAdjusted for: sex = male (n), education (n), average monthly income of every family member (¥) and family history of stroke (n)
  5. bAdjusted for: age(year),education (n), average monthly income of every family member (¥) and family history of stroke (n)