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Table 5 Multivariable linear regression for ln(BNP) as dependent variable (covariates: E/E', age, LV mass, LVEF, iLAV, gender).

From: Relationship between B-type natriuretic peptide levels and echocardiographic indices of left ventricular filling pressures in post-cardiac surgery patients

Variable Regression coefficient 95% CI Standardized coefficient p value
E/E' 0.068 0.016-0.119 0.256 0.011
Age, yrs 0.018 0.003-0.032 0.2220 0.015
LV mass 0.006 -0.001-0.014 0.147 0.101
LVEF -0.011 -0.025-0.003 -0.025 0.134
iLAV 0.003 -0.005-0.011 0.075 0.410
Gender -0.012 -0.330-0.306 0.007 0.941
Model R2 = 0.222    <0.001