Table 4

Multivariable regression risk factors for single slice epicardial fat volume (N = 94), R2= 0.49
    Model 2 Co-Variates EFV Beta co-efficient P
(95% Confidence Interval)
Log Coronary artery calcification score 0.48 (0.06–0.88) 0.025
Log UACR 0.25 (−0.44–0.97) 0.48
Interleukin −6 0.73 (0.14–1.30) 0.02
Diabetes mellitus −0.47 (−1.38–0.45) 0.31
eGFR (per 10 ml/min/1.73 m2 decrease) −0.05 (−0.45–0.35) 0.81
Body Mass Index (Kg/m2) .015 (.09–0.21) <.0001
Metabolic syndrome (yes/no) 1.2 (−0.07–2.45) .06

UACR = urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio; eGFR = estimated glomerular filtration rate.

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

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