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Table 3 Multiple linear regression analysis of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT)

From: Hepatocyte growth factor and carotid intima-media thickness in relation to circulating CD34-positive cell levels

  Total subjects Low CD34-positive cells (≤ 0.93 cells/μL) High CD34-positive cells (> 0.93 cells/μL)
B β p B β p B β p
No. of participants 269 135 134
Age 0.01 0.16 0.007 0.004 0.08 0.344 0.01 0.23 0.013
Systolic blood pressure 0.0009 0.12 0.047 0.001 0.17 0.072 0.0005 0.07 0.449
Body mass index (BMI) − 0.0006 − 0.01 0.829 0.001 0.03 0.762 − 0.0009 − 0.02 0.844
Serum triglycerides (TG) − 0.0004 − 0.05 0.528 − 0.001 − 0.07 0.503 0.0002 0.03 0.804
Serum HDL-cholesterol (HDLc) − 0.02 − 0.07 0.361 − 0.02 − 0.06 0.574 − 0.01 − 0.06 0.555
γ-Glutamyltranspeptidase (γ-GTP) 0.01 0.03 0.669 − 0.02 − 0.09 0.367 0.02 0.11 0.231
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) − 0.01 − 0.04 0.517 − 0.02 − 0.08 0.363 − 0.01 − 0.05 0.617
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) 0.0005 0.06 0.342 0.001 0.06 0.490 0.0003 0.03 0.749
White blood cell count (WBC) 0.00001 0.10 0.145 0.00001 0.07 0.475 0.00001 0.13 0.194
Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) 0.03 0.12 0.070 0.06 0.26 0.005 0.0004 0.002 0.986
  1. All listed variables have been entered in multiple linear regression analysis. TG, γ-GTP, and HGF are calculated in logarithm values
  2. B parameter estimate, β standardized parameter estimate