Table 2

Multiple linear regression model for the dependent variable global stress myocardial blood flow (MBF). Global stress MBF was independently influenced by indexed left ventricle (LV) mass

BetaSE95% CI lower bound95% CI upper boundP value
Constant3.3170.9391.4395.184 0.001
Age−0.0090.006−0.2100.0030.135
Sex−0.1010.176−0.4510.2290.569
Diabetes0.1380.168−0.1960.4720.413
Hypertension−0.1360.130−0.3960.1230.299
Dyslipidaemia−0.2640.161−0.5840.0570.106
LVEDVi0.0030.006−0.0090.0140.653
LVEF−0.0120.009−0.0290.0060.193
LV mass-i−0.0060.003−0.0130.000 0.044
LGE0.0050.004−0.0020.0120.170
  • R2=0.186 for the model, p=0.036. P values in bold are statistically significant.

  • LGE, late gadolinium enhancement; LVEDVi, left ventricle end-diastolic volume indexed for body surface area (BSA); LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LV mass-i, left ventricle mass indexed for BSA.