Table 3—

Linear regression with log-transformed AER as the dependent variable (Model R2 = 0.32667)

Independent predictorsβP
Antihypertensive medication0.8690.0001
Sex−0.7730.0001
Age−0.420<0.005
Existing peripheral vascular disease0.3970.0505
Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme−0.3840.0926
HbAlc0.301<0.0001
BMI0.0680.001
Ccr−0.0280.0001
Pack-years of smoking0.007<0.05