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Table 5 Results of regression analysis in the study group of patients

From: Left ventricular myocardial strain assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance feature tracking in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Model for: global longitudinal strain (GLS) [%]
  Intercept RA # Arterial hypertension # Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) [EU/ml] Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) [ng/ml]
A. Risk factors for global longitudinal strain (GLS) reduction
Regression coefficient −40.663 3.519 2.939 0.005 0.333
SEM of Rc 15.441 1.241 1.302 0.002 0.121
p 0.005 0.006 0.042 0.027 0.009
Model for: global circumferential strain (GCS) [%]
  Intercept RA# Type 2 diabetes# Smoking# Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) [EU/ml] Steroids # Methotrexate#
B. Risk factors for global circumferential strain (GCS) reduction
Regression coefficient −37.042 2.332 8.309 4.651 0.004 −3.175 4.057
SEM of Rc 5.279 0.994 2.336 1.916 0.002 1.546 1.592
p 0.001 0.023 0.001 0.019 0.035 0.045 0.014
  1. #Dichotomous variable, where 1- no, 2- yes