Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Elevated Levels of Plasma IgA Autoantibodies against Oxidized LDL Found in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy but Not in Nonproliferative Retinopathy

Table 4

Multiple linear regression for autoantibody levels. The variables included in the model were sex, age, BMI, diabetes duration and type, gHbA1c, LDL, and medications. Negative values indicate inverse effect and for sex, female sex has decreasing effect.

Variable95% confidence interval

MDAOx-IgG
 Constant0.005
 Oral diabetes medication to <0.001
 Diabetes type1590.1 to 5658.00.001
 Statin medication to 0.013
MDAOx-IgM
 Constant<0.001
 Sex to 0.033
 LDL314.5 to 1524.40.003
 Oral diabetes medication to 0.004
MDAOx-IgA
 Constant<0.001
 Age0.37 to 1.320.001
 gHbA1c0.44 to 6.870.026
 ASA8.20 to 35.620.003
 LDL0.91 to 15.250.027