International Journal of Endocrinology / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Relationship between Central Arterial Stiffness and Insulin Resistance in Chinese Community-Dwelling Population without Diabetes Mellitus

Table 3

Multivariate association between arterial stiffness and insulin resistance.

CharacteristicsHigh/low HOMA-IR group
HR (95% CI) value

Age > 65/≤65 group0.900 (0.607–1.335)0.601
Male/female group0.594 (0.443–0.796)0.001
BMI ≥ 24/<24 group4.228 (3.198–5.590)<0.001
Hypertension/nonhypertension group1.174 (0.841–1.639)0.345
High/low TG group1.836 (1.362–2.476)<0.001
Low/high HDL-c group1.453 (1.068–1.977)0.017
High/low LDL-c group0.661 (0.440–0.991)0.045
High/low cfPWV group1.371 (1.036–1.816)0.027

HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; HR: hazard ratio; CI: confidence interval; BMI: body mass index; TG: triglycerides; HDL-c: high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; LDL-c: low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; cfPWV: carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity.