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Table 4 Linear regression analysis unadjusted and adjusted for risk factors for maximum intima-media thickness of the left common carotid artery in systemic sclerosis patients and healthy controls

From: Early atherosclerosis in systemic sclerosis and its relation to disease or traditional risk factors

Group (controls, patients) Ba 95% confidence interval P value
Unadjusted/crude 0.101 -0.017, 0.219 0.093
Adjustedb 0.028 -0.071, 0.127 0.577
Adjustedc 0.022 -0.081, 0.126 0.668
  1. aB is the regression coefficient. In the adjusted models, corrections were made for the confounders bage, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and gender or cage, HDL cholesterol, and history of macrovascular disease; a total of 66 patients and controls were available for this analysis.