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Table 3 Simple linear regression showing the determinants of left ventricular mass in Black patients with essential hypertension

From: Association between insulin resistance and left ventricular hypertrophy in asymptomatic, Black, sub-Saharan African, hypertensive patients: a case–control study

Variables R Β p
Age in years 0.190 0.22 0.005
HTN duration in years 0.313 0.57  < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 0.444 0.99  < 0.001
WC in cm 0.425 0.39  < 0.001
Glycemia (mmol/L) 0.201 1.19 0.003
Insulin (mmol/L) 0.448 0.12  < 0.001
HOMA-IR 0.437 5.80  < 0.001
  1. HTN = hypertension; BMI = body mass index; WC = waist circumference; HOMA-IR = homeostatic model assessment for insulin resistance