Table 5

Comparison of extent of effect of total and high molecular weight adiponectin concentrations on blood pressure and surrogate markers of enhanced early atherogenesis between black and white patients with rheumatoid arthritis, in mixed regression models
Standardized β (SE)
Black (n = 119) White (n = 91) P
Total adiponectin* versus
 Systolic blood pressure 0.321 (0.099) 0.146 (0.103) 0.2
 Diastolic blood pressure 0.257 (0.099) 0.176 (0.096) 0.5
 Mean blood pressure 0.309 (0.098) 0.166 (0.101) 0.3
 VCAM-1* -0.028 (0.109) 0.276 (0.110) 0.05
 MCP-1* -0.029 (0.112) 0.293 (0.105) 0.03
 Endothelial activation score -0.106 (0.107) 0.260 (0.107) 0.01
HMW adiponectin* versus
 Systolic blood pressure 0.341 (0.101) 0.119 (0.107) 0.1
 Diastolic blood pressure 0.207 (0.103) 0.148 (0.101) 0.6
 Mean blood pressure 0.308 (0.089) 0.137 (0.106) 0.2
 VCAM-1* -0.015 (0.112) 0.257 (0.116) 0.09
 ICAM-1* -0.086 (0.118) 0.292 (0.109) 0.02
 Endothelial activation score -0.100 (0.111) 0.260 (0.120) 0.02

Significant associations are shown in bold. *Log transformed. ICAM, Intercellular adhesion molecule; MCP, Monocyte chemoattractant protein; VCAM, Vascular cell adhesion molecule.

Dessein et al.

Dessein et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R128   doi:10.1186/ar4308

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