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Table 5 Multivariate stepwise regression analysis for clinical and echocardiographic predictors of coronary tortuosity

From: Coronary tortuosity relation with carotid intima-media thickness, coronary artery disease risk factors, and diastolic dysfunction: is it a marker of early atherosclerosis?

Variable OR 95% CI P value
Clinical
HTN 14.7 3.5-62.1 < 0.001
Total Cholesterol 1.03 1.01-1.05 0.018
Echocardiographic
A velocity (cm/s) 1.15 1.05-1.25 0.002
DT (ms) 0.95 0.92-0.99 0.005
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, HTN hypertension, DT deceleration time