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Table 3 Results of multiple 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
Age 0.348 < 0.001
PA colonization 0.282 < 0.001
SBP, mmHg 0.257 0.002
BMI (kg/m2) 0.250 0.001
No. of exacerbations within 1 year 0.195 0.007
  1. BaPWV brachial ankle pulse-wave velocity, BMI body-mass index, PA Pseudomonas aeruginosa, SBP systolic blood pressure