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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

  Unadjusted Adjustment
β 95% CI P β 95% CI P*
SCD 0.035 − 0.085 to − 0.135 0.660 0.082 0.01 to 0.18 0.085
RCD 0.252 0.108 to 0.395 < 0.001 0.64 0.34 to 0.91 < 0.001
R-NPA − 24.277 − 37.733 to − 10.822 < 0.001 − 24.67 − 43.14 to − 4.63 0.015
  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