Table 5

A multivariate logistic regression analysis with respect to the presence of obstructive CHD

Characteristicβ-coefficientOR95% CIp Value
All participants
 Sex (male=1. female=2)−1.1360.3210.203 to 0.5080.000
 DELC (yes/no)1.5814.8613.093 to 7.6420.000
 Sex (male=1.female=2)−1.1750.3090.195 to 0.4890.000
 DELC (0/1/2)0.8782.4061.868 to 3.0970.000
 0NS1.000NSNS
 11.1363.1131.597 to 6.0670.001
 21.7395.6903.450 to 9.3840.000
Male participants
 DELC (yes/no)1.5114.5292.516 to 8.1530.000
 DELC (0/1/2)0.8552.3511.683 to 3.2850.000
 0NS1.000NSNS
 11.0712.9181.289 to 6.6040.010
 21.6935.4362.808 to 10.5230.000
Female participants
 DELC (yes/no)1.7815.9362.847 to 12.3780.000
 DELC (0/1/2)0.9892.6891.794 to 4.0300.000
 0NS1.000NSNS
 11.1563.1780.990 to 10.2070.052
 21.9677.1483.184 to 16.0490.000
  • CHD, coronary heart disease; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; DELC, diagonal earlobe crease; HDL-c, fasting high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c, fasting low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure.