Table 3

Multivariable regression risk factors for single slice epicardial fat volume (N = 94), R2= 0.49
Model 1 Co-Variates EFV Beta co-efficient P
(95% Confidence Interval)
Log Coronary artery calcification score 0.40 (0.01–0.80) 0.045
Abdominal obesity 1.86 (0.94–2.80) <0.0001
Log UACR 0.81 (0.20–1.40) 0.01
HDL cholesterol −2.30 (−3.68–-0.83) 0.002
Interleukin −6 0.99 (0.38–1.61) 0.002
Diabetes mellitus −0.86 (−1.8–0.10) 0.08
eGFR (per 10 ml/min/1.73 m2 decrease) 0.25 (−0.15–0.65) 0.21

UACR = urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio; HDL = high density lipoprotein; eGFR = estimated glomerular filtration rate.

Kerr et al.

Kerr et al. BMC Nephrology 2013 14:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-26

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