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Table 3 Association between cumulative inflammatory burden and high-PWV group by multivariable logistic regression

From: Cumulative inflammatory burden is independently associated with increased arterial stiffness in patients with psoriatic arthritis: a prospective study

Model a Factors Odds ratio 95% CI P -value
Baselineb High cumulative ESRd 9.455 1.939, 46.093 0.005
  High cumulative CRPe 1.736 0.294, 10.268 0.543
Last visitc High cumulative ESRd 9.111 1.875, 44.275 0.006
  High cumulative CRPe 0.888 0.088, 9.007 0.920
  1. aAdjusted for parameters at baseline or last follow up. bParameters entered: age, psoriatic arthritis (PsA) duration, hypertension, diabetes, Framingham risk score, use of anti-hypertension drugs, high erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)d, cumulative average (ca)-ESRd and ca-C-reactive protein (CRP)e. cParameters entered: age, PsA duration, body weight, systolic blood pressure, hypertension, diabetes, damaged joints count, use of anti-hypertension drugs, Framingham risk score, high ESRd and CRPe, high ca-ESRd and ca-CRPe. dDefined as ≥75th percentile: 37 mm/1st h. eDefined as ≥75th percentile: 1.2 mg/dl.