Table 3: Multiple stepwise regression analyses.

Characteristics IMT
Standardized coefficient betaP value

UAER (mg/24 hr)0.269<0.05
HbA1c (%)0.458<0.05

The model including age, body mass index, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, waist and hip circumference, UAER, FBG, plasma HbA1C concentration, serum concentrations of triglycerides and total, HDL and LDL cholesterol, current smoking, and the duration of diabetes mellitus.