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Table 3 Associationsa of individual biomarkers with inter-adventitial diameter and common carotid artery intima-media thickness

From: Common carotid artery intima-media thickness increases throughout the pregnancy cycle: a prospective cohort study

Biomarker Inter-adventitial Diameterb Common Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thicknessb
β (SE) P-value β (SE) P-value
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) −0.001 (0.1) 0.18 −0.000 (.00) 0.95
HDL-c (mg/dl) 0.002 (.00) 0.52 −0.000 (.00) 0.39
Triglycerides (mg/dl) −0.001 (.00) 0.01 0.000 (.00) 0.45
LDL-c (mg/dl) −0.001 (.00) 0.38 −0.000 (.00) 0.80
hsCRP (mg/L) 0.004 (.00) 0.03 0.000 (.00) 0.54
Fasting insulin (μU/ml) 0.004 (.01) 0.55 −0.002 (.00) 0.13
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) −0.005 (.00) 0.13 −0.001 (.00) 0.09
Log HOMA-IR −0.013 (.07) 0.86 −0.029 (.01) 0.02
  1. aLinear mixed models
  2. bModels include time point in pregnancy cycle (trimester or postpartum), age, pre-pregnancy BMI, systolic blood pressure, and weight change from pre-pregnancy baseline
  3. β represents change in millimeters