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Table 5 Regression Analysis predicting significance of multiple variables and grades to values of echocardiographic parameters

From: Correlation of structural defects in the ascending aortic wall to ultrasound parameters: benefits for decision-making process in aortic valve surgery

Predictors Dependant variable
AA SV STJ AscA
B 95% C.I. B 95% C.I. B 95% C.I. B 95% C.I.
HTA (arterial hypertension) 0.089 −0.078 0.256 0.030 −0.151 0.211 0.079 −0.105 0.263 0.162 −0.058 0.382
DM (diabetes mellitus) −0.051 −0.226 0.124 −0.009 −0.198 0.181 0.017 −0.176 0.210 −0.186 −0.416 0.045
Atherosclerosis 0.092 −0.042 0.226 0.028 −0.117 0.173 0.030 −0.117 0.178 0.070 −0.106 0.246
Grade 0.080 −0.018 0.178 0.036 −0.070 0.142 0.148 0.039 0.256 0.134 0.005 0.263
Gender −0.289 −0.440 −0.139 −0.428 −0.591 −0.265 −0.298 −0.464 −0.132 −0.265 −0.463 −0.067
Age −0.003 −0.012 0.006 −0.006 −0.016 0.003 −0.009 −0.019 0.001 −0.013 −0.025 −0.002
F 4.249 5.705 5.107 3.995
p 0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.001
Predictors Dependant variable
SVI STJI STJ/AA AscA/AA
B 95% C.I. B 95% C.I. B 95% C.I. B 95% C.I.
HTA (arterial hypertension) 0.024 −0.032 0.024 0.035 −0.033 0.102 −0.016 −0.071 0.040 0.162 −0.058 0.382
DM (diabetes mellitus) −0.002 −0.061 −0.002 0.005 −0.066 0.076 0.028 −0.030 0.086 −0.186 −0.416 0.045
Atherosclerosis 0.013 0.032 0.013 0.008 −0.046 0.061 −0.030 −0.074 0.015 0.070 −0.106 0.246
Grade 0.007 −0.026 0.007 0.036 −0.004 0.075 0.019 −0.014 0.051 0.134 0.005 0.263
Gender −0.100 −0.151 −0.100 −0.075 −0.135 −0.014 0.000 −0.050 0.050 −0.265 −0.463 −0.067
Age −0.001 −0.004 −0.001 −0.003 −0.007 0.000 0.002 −0.005 0.001 −0.013 −0.025 −0.002
F 3.268 2.701 1.055 0.800
p 0.006 0.018 0.395 0.572
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