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Table 2.

Correlation between brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity and atherosclerotic risk factors

VariablesPearson correlationp value
Age (year)0.524<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)-0.0920.329
Waste circumference (cm)0.1090.254
Blood sugar (mg/dL)0.1810.054
HbAlc (mg/dL)0.2090.032
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)-0.1590.091
Triglyceride (mg/dL)0.0420.658
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)-0.0080.930
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)-0.2620.005
BSBP (mmHg)0.482<0.001
BDBP (mmHg)0.3020.001
CSBP (mmHg)0.443<0.001
CDBP (mmHg)0.3060.001
Augmentation index (AIx)0.2670.004

BMI (body mass index)=weight (kg)/[height (m)]2.

HbAlc, Hemoglobin Alc; BSBP, brachial artery systolic blood pressure; BDBP, brachial artery diastolic blood pressure; CSBP, central artery systolic blood pressure; CDBP, central arthery diastolic blood pressure.

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