Table 6

Multivariate logistic regression analysis with presence or absence of diabetic nephropathy/retinopathy as the dependent variable
(1) diabetic retinopathy as dependent variable
Independent variable Odds ratio (95% CI) P-value
Central SBP 0.65
 1st tertile 1
 2nd tertile 1.50 (0.60-3.77) 0.39
 3rd tertile 1.44 (0.56-3.73) 0.45
Central PP 0.18
 1st tertile 1
 2nd tertile 0.89 (0.35-2.29) 0.81
 3rd tertile 2.02 (0.80-5.15) 0.14
Brachial PP 0.003
 1st tertile 1
 2nd tertile 1.21 (0.44-3.54) 0.67
 3rd tertile 4.59 (1.72-12.27) 0.002
Gender (Male) 1.85 (0.85-4.03) 0.12
Age 1.03 (0.99-1.07) 0.12
mean baPWV 1.01 (0.99-1.01) 0.91
HbA1C 1.85 (1.27-2.71) 0.002
Duration of DM 1.19 (1.09-1.30) 0.001
(2) diabetic nephropathy as dependent variable
Independent variable Odds ratio (95% CI) P-value
Central SBP 0.69
 1st tertile 1
 2nd tertile 1.28 (0.50-3.0) 0.57
 3rd tertile 1.45 (0.60-3.40) 0.39
Central PP 0.61
 1st tertile 1
 2nd tertile 1.17 (0.52-2.64) 0.71
 3rd tertile 1.52 (0.66-3.50) 0.33
Brachial PP 0.01
 1st tertile 1
 2nd tertile 1.02 (0.38-2.26) 0.86
 3rd tertile 3.0 (1.32-6.80) 0.01
Age 1.02 (0.99-1.05) 0.25
Gender (Male) 1.11 (0.56-2.22) 0.76
mean baPWV 1.01 (0.99-1.01) 0.14
Total cholesterol 1.03(0.99-1.06) 0.18
LDL-cholesterol 0.98 (0.94-1.02) 0.35

SBP: systolic blood pressure; PP: pulse pressure; baPWV: brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity; LDL: low density lipoprotein; HbA1c: hemoglobin A1c.

Jung et al.

Jung et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014 14:23   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-14-23

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