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Table 3 Prediction of carotid intima media thickness by any variable studied

From: Is serum Interleukin-17 associated with early atherosclerosis in obese patients?

  Coefficient Std. error 95% CI t P
IMT/WC 0.00019 0.0002 −0.0003 to 0.0007 0.70 0.48
IMT/BMI 0.00007 0.0004 −0.0008 to 0.001 0.14 0.88
IMT/WHR 0.094 0.072 −0.05 to 0.23 1.3 0.19
IMT/SAT −0.0079 0.0049 −0.017 to 0.0018 −1.6 0.11
IMT/VAT 0.004 0.001 0.0016 to 0.007 3.1 0.0023
IMT/Fibrinogen 0.00001 0.00005 −0.0001 to 0.00008 −0.29 0.76
IMT/CRP −0.0007 0.0017 −0.004 to 0.0028 −0.39 0.69
IMT/SLD −0.0012 0.002 −0.006 to 0.003 −0.5 0.61
IMT/Ferritin 0.00006 0.000027 0.000005 to 0.0001 2.18 0.031
IMT/HS 0.016 0.006 0.004 to 0.029 2.7 0.0084
IMT/ALT −0.000027 0.0002 −0.0005 to 0.0004 −0.11 0.90
IMT/CHE −0.0000004 0.000002 −0.000004 to 0.000003 −0.22 0.82
IMT/AP −0.0002 0.0001 −0.0005 to 0.00005 −1.57 0.11
IMT/γ-GT 0.00026 0.00018 −0.0001 to 0.0006 1.39 0.16
IMT/HDL 0.64 1.39 −3.42 to 2.13 −0.46 0.64
IMT/LDL 0.00002 0.00004 −0.00005 to 0.0001 0.66 0.51
IMT/HOMA 0.13 4.22 −8.26 to 8.54 0.032 0.97
IMT/Triglycerides 0.12 0.18 −0.23 to 0.48 0.69 0.48
IMT/Smoking 1.12 1.67 −2.20 to 4.4 0.67 0.50
IMT/SBP 0.0004 0.0002 −0.00008 to 0.0009 1.65 0.10
IMT/DBP 0.00037 0.0004 −0.0005 to 0.0012 0.81 0.41
IMT/RMR −177.19 1442.46 −3048.9 to 2694.5 −0.12 0.90
IMT/ImTG 0.009 0.0039 0.0012 to 0.016 2.30 0.024
IMT/CXCL10/IP-10 −128.8 1503.1 −3121.47 to 2863.73 −0.085 0.93
IMT/CCL4/MIP1β 0.00004 0.00013 −0.0002 to 0.0003 0.33 0.73
IMT/Eotaxin 705.15 281.69 144.34 to 1265.95 2.50 0.014
IMT/IFN- γ 624.95 972.13 −1310.40 to 2560.32 0.64 0.52
IMT/IL-8 39.51 257.14 −472.41 to 551.44 0.15 0.87
IMT/IL-6 27.07 63.77 −99.87 to 154.03 0.42 0.67
IMT/TNF-α 508.12 389.73 −267.77 to 1284.03 1.30 0.19
  1. Linear Regression using IMT as dependent variable. Waist Circumference WC, Body Mass Index BMI, Waist to Hip ratio WHR, Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue SAT, Visceral Adipose Tissue VAT, C Reactive Protein CRP, Spleen Longitudinal Diameter SLD, UltraSound US, ALanine aminoTransferase ALT, CHolinEsterase CHE, Alkaline Phosphatase AP, Gamma-Glutamyl Transglutaminase γ-GT, High Density Lipoprotein HDL, Low Density Lipoprotein LDL, HOmeostatic Metabolic Assessment HOMA, Systolic Blood Pressure SPP, Diastolic Blood Pressure DBP, Intima-Media Thickness IMT, C Interferon Gamma-induced protein 10 CXCL10/IP-10, Chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 4 CCL4/MIP1β, Interferon-Gamma IFN-γ, Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha TNF-α, Interleukin-6 IL-6, Interleukin-8 IL-8, Interleukin-17 IL-17. The smoking status was categorized as present/absent.