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Table 3 Multivariate linear regression analysis for the determinants of LEPCs tube formation ability

From: Systemic microvascular rarefaction is correlated with dysfunction of late endothelial progenitor cells in mild hypertension: a substudy of EXCAVATION-CHN1

β95% CIPβ95% CIP*
SCD0.035− 0.085 to − 0.1350.6600.0820.01 to 0.180.085
RCD0.2520.108 to 0.395< 0.0010.640.34 to 0.91< 0.001
R-NPA− 24.277− 37.733 to − 10.822< 0.001− 24.67− 43.14 to − 4.630.015
  1. P*, after adjustments for age, body mass index, dietary salt intake, mean systolic blood pressure, mean diastolic blood pressure, triglycerides, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein, fasting blood glucose and C reactive protein level
  2. SCD skin capillary density, RCD retinal capillary density, R-NPA retinal non-perfused area