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Table 4 Multivariate regression model of cardiovascular risk factors and carotid intima–media thickness considering and omitting age

From: Carotid intima–media thickness and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy volunteers

Model parameters Multivariate model including age Multivariate model excluding age
Standardized regression coefficient P-value Standardized regression coefficient P-value
Age 0.467  < 0.001
Male gender − 0.089 0.199 − 0.074 0.327
Smoking status − 0.007 0.900 − 0.012 0.855
Systolic blood pressure 0.134 0.048 0.263  < 0.001
LDL-cholesterol − 0.078 0.262 0.069 0.342
HDL-cholesterol 0.033 0.663 0.142 0.086
Triglycerides 0.102 0.162 0.078 0.332
BMI − 0.041 0.550 − 0.072 0.337
Fasting glucose 0.040 0.566 0.157 0.033
  1. LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, BMI body mass index