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Table 3 Correlation of Ewing’s score with common CVD risk factors

From: Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus; investigation of its association with classical cardiovascular risk factors using cardiovascular autonomic reflex tests: a cross-sectional study

Variable Ewing’s score
r p
Age 0.19 .37
Sex 0.01 .98
Weight 0.24 .26
BMI 0.25 .22
Body fats 0.17 .41
Heart rate rest 0.13 .55
Resting SBP 0.47 .02
Resting DBP 0.09 .66
Total cholesterol −0.12 .57
Triglycerides 0.19 .35
HDL 0.02 .93
LDL −0.22 .31
HOMA 0.03 .89
VO2peak −0.67 .001
  1. BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; HOMA, homeostasis model assessment insulin resistance; VO2peak, the highest volume of oxygen
  2. P in bold indicates a significant association