Skip to main content

Table 3 Impact of TyG index on coronary plaques

From: Triglyceride glucose index is a useful marker for predicting subclinical coronary artery disease in the absence of traditional risk factors

VariablesOR (95% CI)P
Any plaque
 TyG index, per 1 increase
  Model 12.158 (1.605–2.903)< 0.001
  Model 21.473 (1.026–2.166)0.036
Calcified plaque
 TyG index, per 1 increase
  Model 12.016 (1.416–2.870)< 0.001
  Model 21.488 (0.965–2.295)0.072
Non-calcified plaque
 TyG index, per 1 increase
  Model 12.294 (1.549–3.398)< 0.001
  Model 21.581 (1.002–2.493)0.049
Mixed plaque
 TyG index, per 1 increase
  Model 13.012 (1.499–6.053)0.002
  Model 22.419 (1.051–5.569)0.038
  1. P-value of < 0.05 was considered significant
  2. BMI Body mass index, BP Blood pressure, CI Confidence interval, OR Odds ratio, TyG Triglyceride glucose
  3. Model 1: Unadjusted
  4. Model 2: Adjusted for age, male sex, systolic and diastolic BP, BMI, and the levels of LDL-C, HDL-C, and uric acid