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Table 3 Association between psoriasis and hsCRP

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 geometric mean ratio of hsCRP comparing psoriasis to control patients (95 % CI) p-value
Presence of psoriasis 1.71 (1.20, 2.44) 0.0030
Presence of psoriasis + age 1.74 (1.22, 2.47) 0.0020
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender 1.75 (1.24, 2.48) 0.0016
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race 1.75 (1.24, 2.48) 0.0016
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI 1.43 (1.06, 1.91) 0.0180
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker 1.35 (1.00, 1.82) 0.0478
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker + hypertension 1.32 (0.97, 1.78) 0.0769
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker + hypertension + HDL 1.31 (0.97, 1.78) 0.0830
Presence of psoriasis + age + gender + race + BMI + current smoker + hypertension + HDL + atherosclerosis 1.28 (0.94, 1.74) 0.1180