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Table 4 Multiple linear regression analysis of factors associated with the serum CRP concentration

From: Effect of erythropoietin-stimulating agent on uremic inflammation

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5
Variable Regression coefficient p value Regression coefficient p value Regression coefficient p value Regression coefficient p value Regression coefficient p value
  Lower Upper   Lower Upper   Lower Upper   Lower Upper   Lower Upper  
Age     0.124 0.0003        0.112 0.0115
     0.003 0.01         0.001 0.01  
SBP           -0.087 0.0228 -0.099 0.0249
           -0.004 -0.0003     
CTR           0.134 0.0005 0.011 0.8073
           0.006 0.021   -0.008 0.01  
Albumin        −0.262 <0.0001     -0.27 <0.0001
        −0.423 −0.224      -0.43 -0.219  
LDL-C        −0.122 0.0027     -0.107 0.013
        −0.003 −0.001      -0.003 0.0004  
HDL-C       −0.148    0.0003     -0.141 0.0009
       −0.009   −0.003      -0.009 -0.002  
Hemoglobin        −0.043 0.2889     -0.079 0.0761
        −0.059 0.018      -0.078 0.004  
eGFR     0.09 0.0108        0.077  
     0.005 0.036         -0.002 0.038 0.084
ESA −0.094 0.0086 −0.075 0.0348 −0.131 0.0014 -0.078 0.0447 -0.116 0.0072
  −0.253 −0.037   −0.225 −0.008   −0.354 −0.085   -0.244 -0.003   -0.335 -0.053  
ARB or ACE-I −0.054 0.1229 −0.055 0.1159 −0.098 0.0157 -0.054 0.1589 -0.095 0.0258
  −0.175 0.021   −0.175 0.019   −0.266 −0.028   -0.184 0.03     
CCB −0.088 0.0129 −0.09 0.0097 −0.08 0.052 -0.097 0.0133 -0.077 0.0732
  −0.228 −0.027   −0.23 −0.032   −0.247 0.001   -0.249 -0.029   -0.246 0.011  
  1. SBP; systolic blood pressure, CTR; Cardiothoracic ratio, LDL-C; low density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C; high density lipoprotein cholesterol, eGFR; estimated glomerular filtration rate, ESA; erythropoietin-stimulating agents, ARB; angiotensin-II receptor blockers, ACE-I; angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, CCB; calcium channel blockers.