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Table 2 Cross-sectional associations between CIMT and cognitive function at baseline and 2.5 years from multivariable linear regression models

From: Subclinical carotid artery atherosclerosis and cognitive function in older adults

Cognitive domain Baseline 2.5 years Model covariates
β (95% CI)a p-value β (95% CI)a p-value
Executive function 0.0221 (− 0.0331, 0.0773) 0.43 − 0.0340 (− 0.1062, 0.0382) 0.36 Age, sex, race, education, income, marital status, ApoE genotype, BMI, SBP, HDL, LDL, current smoking status, study
Verbal memory 0.0146 (− 0.0457, 0.0749) 0.64 − 0.0488 (− 0.1259, 0.0292) 0.22 Age, sex, race, education, income, ApoE genotype, CES-D score, BMI, SBP, HDL, LDL, current smoking status, study
Visual memory 0.0462 (− 0.0059, 0.0983) 0.08 0.0158 (− 0.0479, 0.0796) 0.63 Age, sex, race, education, income, marital status, BMI, SBP, HDL, LDL, current smoking status, study
Global cognition 0.0440 (− 0.0303, − 0.1183) 0.25 − 0.0338 (− 0.1292, 0.0616) 0.49 Age, sex, race, education, CES-D score, BMI, SBP, HDL, LDL, current smoking status, study
  1. aBeta estimates are reported in units per 0.1 mm of CIMT