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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis in relation to occurrence of atherosclerotic plaques in SLE

From: Increased prevalence of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques and low levels of natural IgM antibodies against phosphorylcholine in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Explanatory variable OR 95% CI P-value
Age 7.443 2.45122.602 0.0004
Hypertension 1.484 0.527 4.176 0.4550
Hyperlipidemia (LDL > 3 mmol/l) 5.012 1.511 16.624 0.0084
Glucose 2.299 0.886 5.964 0.0869
IgM anti-PC < = 51.19 2.920 1.080 7.895 0.0348
  1. anti-PC, antibodies against phosphorylcholine; LDL, low density lipoprotein.