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Table 3 Multivariable regression results of LVMI and RWT in total sample of children

From: Lipid profile and left ventricular geometry pattern in obese children

LVMI
VariableEffectSE95% CIp-value
Age [1]−16.205.62−27.43 to −4.95< 0.01**
Sex5.691.891.93 to 9.47< 0.01**
TG/HDL ratio [1]3.651.321.01 to 6.29< 0.01**
BMI [1]34.906.8421.21 to 48.58< 0.01***
24 h-average SBP0.320.120.09 to 0.55< 0.01**
Constant−71.0922.38−115.84 to −26.34< 0.01**
RWT
VariableEffectSE95% CIp-value
Age [1]2.444.16−5.90 to 10.780.56
Sex0.681.50−2.32 to 3.680.65
BMI [1]13.075.023.00 to 23.130.01*
Insulin [1]2.800.970.85 to 4.74< 0.01**
Constant−23.6816.54−56.87 to 9.500.16
  1. 1log transformed
  2. Significance levels are given for *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  3. Abbreviations: SE standard error, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, BMI body mass index, LDL Low Density Lipoprotein, HDL High Density Lipoprotein, TG Triglycerides, RWT relative wall thickness, LVMI Left ventricular mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure