Table 3

Multivariable regression analysis showing association of factors with NT-proBNP levels

Covariate

β coefficient

P-value


Age, per 10-yr increment

0.27

0.0006

Caucasian race

0.365

0.04

Male sex

-0.165

0.31

BMI, per 5 units kg/m2 increment

-0.105

0.08

Lack of social support

-0.209

0.31

No health insurance

0.26

0.19

Smoked within 1 month

0.03

0.85

Season, Nov-Feb vs. Mar-Oct

0.184

0.22

History of diabetes

-0.02

0.9

History of prior MI

0.262

0.12

In-hospital PCI

0.202

0.23

In-hospital CABG

-0.147

0.56

hs-CRP, per 5 units mg/L increment

0.449

<0.0001

eGFR, per 5 units mL/min increment

-0.04

0.008

Omega-3 supplements

-0.224

0.18

25(OH)D, per 10 ng/mL increment

-0.203

0.12


Wetmore et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:542   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-542

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