Table 4: The correlations between baPWV and other variables.

r P

Age (y)0.439<0.001
Disease duration (m)0.1590.224
Weight (kg)0.0290.831
Height (m)−0.2530.043
BMI (kg/m2)0.1080.249
SBP (mmHg)−0.0070.958
DBP (mmHg)−0.0900.508
Cholesterol (mmol/L)0.2310.035
Triglycerides (mmol/L)0.293<0.001
HDL (mmol/L)−0.1390.293
LDL (mmol/L)0.3230.003
Glucose (mmol/L)0.1810.153
RF-IgG (IU/mL)−0.0660.495
RF-IgA (IU/mL)−0.0080.938
RF-IgM (IU/mL)−0.0890.341
Anti-CCP (RU/mL)−0.0640.486
ESR (mm/h)0.0370.651
CRP (mg/L)0.0210.809

BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; RF: rheumatoid factor; anti-CCP: anticyclic citrullinated peptide; DAS28: disease activity score for 28 joint indices; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP: C-reactive protein.