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Table 2 Association between psoriasis and presence of atherosclerotic disease

From: Visualization of atherosclerosis as detected by coronary artery calcium and carotid intima-media thickness reveals significant atherosclerosis in a cross-sectional study of psoriasis patients in a tertiary care center

Model Adjusted odds ratio of atherosclerotic disease comparing psoriasis to control patients (95 % CI) p-value
Presence of psoriasis 1.88 (1.10, 3.21) 0.0210
Presence of psoriasis + age 3.23 (1.53, 6.80) 0.0020
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender 3.18 (1.51, 6.69) 0.0023
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race 3.18 (1.51, 6.70) 0.0023
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI 2.93 (1.38, 6.23) 0.0051
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker 2.66 (1.23, 5.77) 0.0128
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker + hypertension 2.54 (1.16, 5.53) 0.0193
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker + hypertension + HDL 2.72 (1.23, 6.03) 0.0138
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker +hypertension + HDL + hsCRP 2.67 (1.20, 5.92) 0.0161
  1. Atherosclerosis defined as CAC score ≥1 (or coronary stent), or right or left CIMT >75th percentile, or the presence of carotid plaque