Table 2—

Relationships of pathogen antibody titers and selected variables

VariableRelationshipAfter controlling for age and BMIAfter controlling for age, BMI, and CRP
HSV-1 titer
    Systolic blood pressurer = 0.14, P = 0.1r = 0.17, P = 0.08r = 0.18, P = 0.05
    Diastolic blood pressurer = 0.20, P = 0.03r = 0.20, P = 0.03r = 0.19, P = 0.03
HSV-2 titer
    Insulin sensitivityr = −0.29, P = 0.002r = −0.23, P = 0.01r = −0.21, P = 0.03
    Soluble TNFR-1r = 0.19, P = 0.03r = 0.19, P = 0.03r = 0.21, P = 0.02
Enterovirus titer
    Systolic blood pressurer = 0.24, P = 0.009r = 0.17, P = 0.05r = 0.17, P = 0.07
    Diastolic blood pressurer = 0.18, P = 0.05r = 0.14, P = 0.1r = 0.17, P = 0.07
    Soluble TNFR-1r = 0.19, P = 0.03r = 0.20, P = 0.02r = 0.18, P = 0.06
    Soluble TNFR-2r = 0.19, P = 0.03r = 0.21, P = 0.02r = 0.17, P = 0.07
Quantitative seropositivity index
    Systolic blood pressurer = 0.24, P = 0.01r = 0.24, P = 0.01r = 0.26, P = 0.01
    Diastolic blood pressurer = 0.22, P = 0.02r = 0.22, P = 0.02r = 0.22, P = 0.02