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Table 4 The impact of several traditional atherosclerosis risk factors on cfPWV and SEVR

From: The association between pulse wave analysis, carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity and peripheral arterial disease in patients with ischemic heart disease

Independent variables cfPWVa SEVRb
β SE t p β SE t p
Age (years) 0.113 0.021 5.351 < 0.001 − 0.206 0.315 − 0.654 0.031
Male gender 0.436 0.371 1.174 0.243 0.429 0.284 1.150 < 0.001
Active smoking 0.120 0.228 0.528 0.599 − 0.241 0.166 − 1.452 0.560
Arterial hypertension 0.177 0.479 0.244 0.808 − 0.349 0.642 − 0.544 0.357
Diabetes mellitus 0.561 0.446 1.258 0.211 − 0.431 0.219 − 1.968 0.746
Dyslipidemia 0.072 0.381 0.188 0.851 − 0.118 0.214 − 0.514 0.709
eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2) − 0.007 0.011 − 0.649 0.518 0.099 0.170 0.582 0.562
ABI − 0.210 1.601 − 3.038 0.003 0.218 0.135 1.615 0.146
BMI (kg/m2) 0.206 0.044 4.684 < 0.001 − 0.195 0.654 − 0.298 0.028
MAP (mmHg) 0.064 0.014 4.714 < 0.001 − 0.246 0.202 − 1.218 0.005
  1. For all tests, a p-value of < 0.05 was statistically significant which are indicated in bold
  2. cfPWV carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, SEVR subendocardial viability ratio, SE standard error, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, ABI ankle brachial index, BMI body mass index, MAP mean arterial pressure
  3. aDependent variable cfPWV (R = 0.749, R2 = 0.561, adjusted R2 = 0.518)
  4. bDependent variable SEVR (R = 0.556, R2 = 0.309, adjusted R2 = 0.242)