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Table 2 Multivariate associations between clinical variables and aortic pulse wave velocity

From: Determinants of arterial stiffness in COPD

  Regression co-efficient beta (95% confidence interval) p value
Age 0.1 (0.04 – 0.17) 0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 0.04 (0.02 – 0.07) 0.001
Temperature (°C) 1.17 (0. 534 – 3.02) 0.006
Plasma glucose (mmol/L) 0.47 (0.15 – 0.78) 0.004
Pack-years 0.012 (−0.002 – 0.027) 0.09
Cardiovascular disease 0.90 (−0.029 – 1.829) 0.06
logTAC 0.18 (−0.12 – 0.47) 0.24
logCAC −0.23 (−0.50 – 0.03) 0.08
  1. Definition of abbreviations: TAC Thoracic Aortic Calcification. CAC Coronary Artery Calcification.
  2. Adjusted R2 = 0.29.