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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression analysis for predicting AAA

From: Clinical utility of transthoracic echocardiography for screening abdominal aortic aneurysm: a prospective study in a Japanese population

Variables Hazard ratio 95 % CI p value
Age (years) 1.05 1.01-1.09 0.013
Men, n (%) 1.27 0.57-2.90 0.562
Aortic root (mm) 1.23 1.13-1.33 <0.001
LV posterior wall thickness (mm) 1.55 0.93-2.67 0.10
LV end-diastolic dimension (mm) 1.23 0.98-1.53 0.067
LV end-systolic dimension (mm) 0.90 0.75-1.14 0.352
LV fractional shortening (%) 0.94 0.86-1.06 0.242
LV mass (g) 0.98 0.95-0.99 0.054
E (cm/sec) 1.00 0.97-1.02 0.741
E/A 0.68 0.17-1.70 0.489
E’ (cm/sec) 0.92 0.69-1.18 0.558
S’ (cm/sec) 0.86 0.66-1.10 0.235
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD or n (%). LV, left ventricular. E, Early diastolic LV inflow velocity; A, Late diastolic LV inflow velocity; E’, early diastolic septal mitral annular velocity; A’, late diastolic septal mitral annular velocity; S’, systolic septal mitral annular velocity; AAA = abdominal aortic aneurysm; CI, confidence interval