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Table 2 Results of univariable regression analysis for baPWV of bronchiectasis patients

From: Arterial stiffness in adults with steady-state bronchiectasis: association with clinical indices and disease severity

Variable β P values
Anthropometry
 Age 0.747 < 0.001
 Male Sex 0.214 0.056
 BMI (kg/m2) 0.384 < 0.001
 Smoking 0.248 0.026
 SBP, mmHg 0.617 < 0.001
 DBP, mmHg 0.177 0.116
 HR, bpm 0.108 0.341
Lung Function
 FEV1% predicted −0.468 < 0.001
 FVC% predicted −0.478 < 0.001
Disease-related parameters
 No. of exacerbations within 12 mo 0.289 0.009
 No. of hospitalization within 24 mo 0.499 < 0.001
 PA colonization 0.442 < 0.001
 Other bacterial colonization −0.103 0.365
 MRC dyspnea score 0.249 0.026
 HRCT score 0.405 < 0.001
Comorbidities
 COPD 0.189 0.093
 Coronary Heart Disease 0.042 0.709
 Diabetes 0.217 0.054
Laboratory-related parameters
 Cholesterol, mmol/L 0.115 0.310
 Triglyceride, mmol/L −0.002 0.984
 LDL-C, mmol/L 0.105 0.355
 HDL-C, mmol/L −0.113 0.316
 IL-6, pg/mL 0.120 0.300
 IL-8, pg/mL 0.150 0.170
 C-reactive protein, mg/dL 0.170 0.130
 Fibrinogen, g/L 0.249 0.026
  1. BaPWV brachial ankle pulse-wave velocity, BMI body-mass index, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FEV 1 forced expiratory volume in one second, FVC forced vital capacity, HR heart rate, HRCT high-resolution computed tomography, IL interleukin, mMRC modified Medical Research Council, mo month, No number, SBP systolic blood pressure, PA Pseudomonas aeruginosa, y year