Table 3.

Ordinal regression analysis for the risk of being in a higher pulse wave velocity tertile in 113 nondiabetic patients

VariablesOdds Ratio95% Confidence IntervalP
Age (years)1.071.04 to 1.10<0.01
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)1.031.01 to 1.050.01
Free T3 (pmol/L)0.570.39 to 0.83<0.01
  • This multivariate model includes age, gender, cardiovascular disease history, time on hemodialysis, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, serum albumin, and C-reactive protein. (Model chi-squared: 124, P <0.01; pseudo r2 = 0.65.) T3: triiodothyronine.