Table 7.

Arterial stiffness indices according to quartiles of UACR: Adjusted analysesa

ModelCCABAFA
β95% CIPβ95% CIPβ95% CIP
Distensibility coefficient
gender/age/GTS−0.533−0.806 to −0.259<0.001−0.030−0.302 to 0.2430.83−0.058−0.199 to 0.0840.43
    2 + MAP−0.235−0.488 to 0.0180.070.142−0.128 to 0.4120.300.053−0.087 to 0.1940.46
    2 + eGFR−0.317−0.574 to −0.0590.020.067−0.209 to 0.3440.630.018−0.127 to 0.1630.81
    3 + RR−0.296−0.550 to −0.0410.020.064−0.211 to 0.3380.650.022−0.123 to 0.1670.77
    3 + CVD−0.363−0.627 to−0.0990.010.052−0.234 to 0.3370.720.029−0.121 to 0.1780.71
Compliance coefficient
    gender/age/GTS−0.009−0.023 to 0.0060.230.002−0.003 to 0.0060.47−0.014−0.026 to −0.0020.02
    2 + MAP−0.004−0.015 to 0.0140.950.004−0.001 to 0.0090.08−0.007−0.019 to 0.0050.25
    2 + eGFR−0.001−0.016 to 0.0140.880.004−0.001 to 0.0080.14−0.007−0.019 to 0.0050.27
    3 + RR−0.001−0.016 to 0.0140.890.003−0.001 to 0.0080.16−0.006−0.019 to 0.0060.30
    3 + CVD−0.003−0.018 to 0.0120.690.003−0.002 to 0.0080.18−0.007−0.020 to 0.0060.28
Einc
    gender/age/GTS0.0690.034 to 0.104<0.001
    2 + MAP0.0340.001 to 0.0670.04
    2 + eGFR0.0340.002 to 0.0660.04
    3 + RR0.0330.001 to 0.0650.04
    3 + CVD0.0400.007 to 0.0730.02
  • a Data are expressed as unstandardized regression coefficients β and their 95% CI. β coefficients represent the change in stiffness per quartile increase in UACR. RR, hypertension.