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Table 3 Multiple linear regression analysis of carotid intima-media thickness, carotid diameter versus cardiovascular risk factors

From: An improvement of carotid intima-media thickness and pulse wave velocity in renal transplant recipients

Variables Carotid intima-media thickness Pulse wave velocity
Control HD RT Control HD RT
βab) βab) βab) βab) βab) βab)
Age 6.91 (0.84) −1.40(− 0.19) 2.38 (0.30) 0.07(0.64) 0.07(0.57) 0.08 (0.50)
CTD / 0.39(0.24) 1.81 (0.23) / 0.53(0.17) 0.58 (0.21)
PI −101.42 (−0.37) −197.74(− 1.14) 162.70(0.78) − 0.43(− 0.10) −1.26(− 0.38) 2.12 (0.43)
RI 662.43(0.62) 246.21 (0.49) − 469.76 (− 0.78) −0.04(− 0.01) 0.60(0.06) −9.10 (− 0.67)
EDV 10.84(0.53) −2.96 (1.14) − 15.61 (− 0.74) −0.01(− 0.03) 0.01(0.04) −0.08 (− 0.23)
MFV −20.47 (− 0.96) −9.67 (− 0.70) 14.60 (0.74) −0.02(− 0.05) 0.01(0.01) 0.04 (0.13)
SBP −32.38(−0.29) 51.59 (0.90) − 37.73(− 0.46) 0.04(0.26) 0.03(0.29) 0.04 (0.27)
  1. a:Unstandardized Coefficients;b:Standardized Coefficients;CTD: Cumulative time on dialysis. †P < 0.05,‡P < 0.01