Table 2.

Factors associated with the presence of CAC in nondialyzed CKD patients (n = 72)

FactorCoefficientSEMP95% Confidence Interval
Constant−7.6112.4210.002
Female0.1490.6630.820.317 to 4.253
Serum glucose−0.0050.0040.240.987 to 1.003
Creatinine clearance0.0350.0190.070.997 to 1.075
Smoking−0.2820.8020.730.157 to 3.632
BMI (kg/m2)0.0620.0630.330.940 to 1.203
Urinary protein0.5930.3190.060.968 to 3.382
Age0.0840.0320.0081.022 to 1.158
Low VBD (first tertile)1.4320.6460.031.181 to 14.852
  • Multiple logistic regression analysis.