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Table 2 Cross-sectional relationships between vessel diameters and tibial cartilage volume

From: The relationship between retinal vessel calibre and knee cartilage and BMLs

  Univariate Analysis Regression Coefficient (95% CI) P Value Multivariate Analysis Regression Coefficient (95% CI)† P Value Multivariate Analysis Regression Coefficient (95% CI)‡ P Value
Medial Tibial Cartilage volume      
Arteriolar Diameter −5.6(−10.1, -1.1) 0.02 −2.65(−5.67, 0.38) 0.09 −2.70(−5.74, 0.5) 0.08
Venular Diameter 0.55(−2.97, 4.1) 0.76 −0.38(−2.67, 1.90) 0.74 −0.42(−2.73, 1.89) 0.72
Lateral Tibial Cartilage volume      
Arteriolar Diameter −3.9 ( −9.55, 1.83) 0.18 0.63 ( −2.82, 4.12) 0.7 0.48(−3.02, 3.99) 0.79
Venular Diameter 2.14(−2.2, 6.5) 0.34 1.47 ( −1.15, 4.1) 0.27 1.34(−1.30, 3.98) 0.32
  1. †adjusted for age, gender, BMI and respective bone area.
  2. ‡adjusted for age, gender, BMI, respective bone area and BMLs (yes v. No).