Table 3: Correlation of the intraocular VEGF level with systemic factors.

Simple linear regressionMultiple linear regression
Regression coefficient value value

Gender0.0280.293
Age0.0060.6180.975
Duration of diabetes0.0210.3640.552
History of laser photocoagulation0.0220.334
Body mass index0.0140.4560.532
Systolic BP0.0010.812
Diastolic BP0.0050.667
Hypertension0.0120.491
Alcohol consumption0.0690.091
Smoking status0.0750.079
Insulin0.0060.614
HbA1C0.0240.325
Fasting glucose0.0050.667
HOMA-IR0.00040.894
HOMA-beta0.0040.690
C-peptide0.0420.192
Total cholesterol0.0040.682
Triglycerides0.0240.331
HDL cholesterol0.0430.186
LDL cholesterol0.0050.641
Apolipoprotein-A0.0580.152
Apolipoprotein-B0.0050.685
Lipoprotein A0.1600.0140.032

BP, blood pressure; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance; HOMA-beta, homeostasis model assessment-beta; BUN, blood urea nitrogen; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.