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Table 3 Association between blood pressure indices and measures of cognitive function-results from logistic regressiona

From: Association between central blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and mild cognitive impairment

Index Association with Abnormal Clock-Drawing Association with Abnormal Language Score
Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Average brachial systolic blood pressure 0.98 (0.95, 1.02) 0.31 0.93 (0.85, 1.01) 0.08
Average brachial diastolic blood pressure 1.00 (0.95, 1.06) 0.92 0.93 (0.86, 1.01) 0.09
Average brachial pulse pressure 0.96 (0.92, 1.01) 0.14 0.94 (0.87, 1.02) 0.12
Average mean arterial pressure 1.00 (0.95, 1.04) 0.90 0.94 (0.87, 1.02) 0.11
Average central systolic blood pressure 0.99 (0.95, 1.03) 0.55 0.95 (0.89, 1.01) 0.12
Average central diastolic blood pressure 1.00 (0.95, 1.06) 1.00 0.93 (0.85, 1.01) 0.09
Average central pulse pressure 0.97 (0.92, 1.03) 0.37 0.97 (0.88, 1.06) 0.48
Average central augmentation pressure 1.06 (0.95, 1.18) 0.29 1.17 (0.98, 1.41) 0.09
Average central augmentation index 1.08 (1.00, 1.16) 0.04 1.14 (1.02, 1.27) 0.02
Average pulse pressure amplification (for 0.1 unit increase) 0.60 (0.34,1.07) 0.08 0.36 (0.14, 0.91) 0.03
Pulse wave velocity 1.06 (0.72, 1.55) 0.78 0.53 (0.20, 1.41) 0.20
  1. aAdjusted for age and sex