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Table 4 Cholesterol efflux capacity relationship with carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaque

From: HDL cholesterol efflux capacity in rheumatoid arthritis patients: contributing factors and relationship with subclinical atherosclerosis

  Carotid plaque CIMT (×10 mm)
Cholesterol efflux capacity OR (95% CI) p β Coefficient (95% CI) p
 Unadjusted 0.95 (0.92–0.99) 0.023 0.01 (−0.02 to 0.03) 0.67
 Adjusted 0.94 (0.89–0.98) 0.015 0.01 (−0.02 to 0.03) 0.54
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, systolic blood pressure, diabetes, ESR, disease duration, DAS28 and tocilizumab use
  2. CIMT Carotid intima-media thickness