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Table 2 Multivariable odds ratios of risk factors at baseline for future increase in IMT

From: Increased LDL susceptibility to oxidation accelerates future carotid artery atherosclerosis

Characteristica Age-adjusted modelb Multivariate modelc
  OR (95% CI)d P OR (95% CI) P
Age    1.035 (1.009 - 1.062) 0.009
Sex (male/female) (n) 0.744 (0.491 - 1.129) 0.165 0.732 (0.454 - 1.179) 0.199
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.005 (0.998 - 1.012) 0.147 1.006 (0.998 - 1.014) 0.144
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.000 (0.987 - 1.013) 0.998 1.010 (0.994 - 1.026) 0.234
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.002 (0.998 - 1.005) 0.371 1.001 (0.997 - 1.005) 0.670
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 1.012 (0.996 - 1.027) 0.137 1.001 (0.983 - 1.021) 0.877
HbA1c (%) 1.440 (0.960 - 2.160) 0.078 1.421 (0.878 - 2.298) 0.153
Fasting insulin (pmol/L) 1.017 (0.996 - 1.070) 0.531 1.013 (0.958 - 1.071) 0.646
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 1.000 (0.989 - 1.011) 0.985 0.995 (0.979 - 1.012) 0.589
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 1.006 (0.985 - 1.027) 0.596 1.009 (0.978 - 1.041) 0.574
Body mass index (kg/m2) 1.035 (0.959 - 1.119) 0.376 1.026 (0.937 - 1.123) 0.584
Photometric O/N 1.919 (0.959 - 3.838) 0.065 1.943 (0.931 - 4.056) 0.077
Electrophoretic O/N 1.031 (0.479 - 2.220) 0.937 0.908 (0.386 - 2.135) 0.825
  1. aData at 1996-1997. bData adjusted for age. cVariables in model were age, sex, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, triglyceride, fasting plasma glucose, HbA1c, fasting insulin, systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, BMI, photometric O/N, and electrophoretic O/N. dOR, odds ratio; CI, 95% confidence interval.