Table 2.

Association between baseline characteristics and asymmetric dimethylarginine

Baseline CharacteristicsUnivariateMultivariablea
β (95% CI)P Valueβ (95% CI)P Value
Age (per 1 SD increase)0.02 (<−0.01 to 0.03)0.140.01 (−0.01 to 0.03)0.45
Men versus women−0.05 (−0.08 to −0.01)0.02−0.06 (−0.09 to −0.02)0.002
African American versus non–African American−0.09 (−0.04 to −0.13)<0.001−0.1 (−0.14 to −0.05)<0.001
Diabetes0.05 (0.02 to 0.09)<0.010.06 (0.02 to 0.1)<0.01
HF0.06 (0.02 to 0.09)<0.010.04 (0.01 to 0.08)0.03
History of CVD0.02 (−0.02 to 0.06)0.36−0.01 (−0.06 to 0.03)0.50
Phosphorus (per 1 SD increase)0.02 (<−0.01 to 0.03)0.060.01 (−0.01 to 0.03)0.55
Log FGF-23 (per doubling)0.01 (<0.01 to 0.02)0.010.02 (0.01 to 0.03)0.004
  • CVD, cardiovascular disease (composite of history of peripheral vascular disease or coronary artery disease); 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.

  • a Multivariable model is adjusted for all listed covariates.