Table 2: Regression coefficients of associations between CES-D scores and CVD risk factors (continuous scores) by sex.

Outcome variableWomenMen
CES-D scores (0 to 60 points)CES-D scores (0 to 60 points)
(SE) (SE)

SBP (mmHg)573.08.001 (.00).042*494.06.000 (.00).183
DBP (mmHg)573.08.001 (.00).077494−.01.000 (.00).861
WHR582.10.001 (.00).016*483−.04.000 (.00).346
CHOL (mg/dL)254−.10−.469 (.29).111239.05.378 (.53).480
HDL-C (mg/dL)254−.18−.355 (.12).003**238.07.216 (.19).257
LDL-C (mg/dL)254−.03−.137 (.26).598237.07.391 (.41).338
TG (mg/dL)254.02.117 (.40).767239−.05−.771 (1.2).504
GLU (mg/dL)308.01.078 (.28).782284−.08−.561 (.35).114
hsCRP (mg/L)254.00.001 (.10).988238.17.421 (.17).011*

Significance values for the CES-D in multiple regression models: ** ; * ; .
Data shown are for multiple regressions after adjustments for age, poverty status, BMI; histories of CVD, hypertension, and/or diabetes; medication use (i.e., antihypertensive, antidiabetes, cholesterol reduction, antidepressants, and hormone replacement therapy); menopausal status; lifetime histories of smoking and drug use; and alcohol use in past week. (Exceptions: covariates BMI, history of hypertension, and history of diabetes were omitted from the models for WHR, SBP/DBP, and fasting glucose, resp. Menopause status and hormone replacement therapy were omitted from models for men.)