Table 2.

Multivariate correlation report for arterial PWVs and aortic diameters

Parameterβ-Coefficient ±SEMt ValueP Value
Aortic PWV (m/s)a
 Controlsb
  Age (yr)0.076±0.0126.100<0.001
  Mean BP (mmHg)0.035±0.0103.114<0.01
  Sex (1, man; 0, woman)0.115±0.3010.301NS
 ESRDc
  Age (yr)0.132±0.01211.891<0.001
  Mean BP (mmHg)0.0316±0.0103.110<0.01
  Sex (1, man; 0, woman)0.893±0.3632.4560.01
Brachial PWV (m/s)
 Controld
  Age (yr)0.021±0.0121.7740.08
  Mean BP (mmHg)0.051±0.0114.594<0.001
 ESRDe
  Age (yr)0.015±0.0081.8150.07
  Mean BP (mmHg)0.040±0.0085.316<0.001
Ascending aortic diameter (mm)
 Controlsf
  Age (yr)0.068±0.0173.940<0.01
  Body surface area (m2)3.494±1.292.701<0.01
  Sex (1, man; 0, woman)3.274±0.6505.028<0.001
 ESRDg
  Age (yr)0.0239±0.0161.480NS
  Body surface area (m2)6.491±1.3504.780<0.001
  Sex (1, man; 0, woman)1.850±0.5773.204<0.01
Aortic bifurcation diameter (mm)
 Controlsh
  Age (yr)0.031±0.0084.382<0.001
  Body surface area (m2)1.493±0.5122.917<0.01
  Sex (1, man; 0, woman)1.562±0.3034.495<0.001
 ESRDi
  Age (yr)0.113±0.0111.630<0.001
  Body surface area (m2)3.060±0.8093.767<0.01
  Sex (1, man; 0, woman)1.720±0.3564.908<0.001
  • a β-Coefficient of aortic PWV versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: t value, 3.168; P<0.01.

  • b β-Coefficient of aortic PWV versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.402; P<0.001.

  • c β-Coefficient of aortic PWV versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.472; P<0.001.

  • d β-Coefficient of aortic PWV versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.197; P<0.001.

  • e β-Coefficient of aortic PWV versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.265; P<0.001.

  • f β-Coefficient of aortic diameters versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.500; P<0.001.

  • g β-Coefficient of aortic diameters versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.313; P<0.001.

  • h β-Coefficient of aortic diameters versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.489; P<0.001.

  • i β-Coefficient of aortic diameters versus age of patients with ESRD versus controls: R2=0.580; P<0.001.