Table 4

Association between depression score and CRP

VariablesMen (n=224)Women (n=345)
UnadjustedModel 1*Model 2†UnadjustedModel 1*Model 2†
βp Valueβp Valueβp Valueβp Valueβp valueΒp Value
CRP0.4200.0100.3650.0170.3360.0250.2590.2500.2510.2540.2530.256
Age0.277<0.0010.2110.0080.1250.0310.1050.157
Body mass index−0.1250.383−0.1440.309−0.0920.485−0.1060.435
SBP0.0610.0130.0560.018−0.0300.169−0.0250.257
Number of comorbidities1.304<0.0011.306<0.0011.137<0.0011.126<0.001
Smoking status−1.5260.160−1.4710.163−4.3170.193−3.7870.263
Alcohol intake−0.0620.951−0.0320.974−0.2840.876−0.1810.922
Marital status7.567<0.0010.0080.994
Sleep duration0.1820.577−0.0330.917
Elementary school graduate (vs uneducated)−1.9920.191−0.7760.474
Middle school graduate (vs uneducated)−0.5580.7430.9780.597
High school or higher graduate (vs uneducated)−2.9640.089−1.9550.329
  • *Model 1: adjusted for age, body mass index, SBP, number of physician-diagnosed diseases, smoking status and alcohol intake.

  • †Model 2: adjusted for age, body mass index, SBP, number of physician-diagnosed diseases, smoking status, alcohol intake, cohabitation status, sleep duration and education.

  • CRP, C reactive protein; SBP, systolic blood pressure.