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Table 3.

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

VariablesUnivariateMultivariate


Bp valueBp value
Age (year)23.129<0.00126.271<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)-14.6650.329-20.5170.253
Waste circumference (cm)6.1130.2542.0460.751
Blood sugar (mg/dL)1.5130.0540.1150.869
HbAlc (mg/dL)87.4230.03255.9490.167
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)-1.8300.091-0.5480.657
Triglyceride (mg/dL)0.2630.658-0.2620.564
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)-0.3210.9303.1340.265
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)-4.0470.005-1.3380.404
BSBP (mmHg)11.141<0.0016.9640.037
BDBP (mmHg)12.1730.00110.6170.069
Augmentation index (AIx)13.5940.0041.3170.731

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

HbAlc, Hemoglobin Alc; BSBP, brachial artery systolic blood pressure; BDBP, brachial artery diastolic blood pressure; baPWV, brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity.

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