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Table 4 Association between the total number of SLEs and resting HR

From: Association between stressful life events and resting heart rate

Total number of SLEs Unadjusted Adjusted*
β coefficient p β coefficient p
Total (n = 4,433)  
 0 (n = 3,638) Reference Reference
 1 (n = 402) –1.655 0.002 –1.485 0.005
 2 (n = 171) –3.568 <0.001 –3.718 <0.001
≥3 (n = 222) –3.133 <0.001 –3.176 <0.001
Male (n = 1,703)  
 0 (n = 1,418) Reference Reference
 1 (n = 142) –1.820 0.045 –1.790 0.050
 2 (n = 64) –4.483 <0.001 –4.469 <0.001
≥3 (n = 79) –2.066 0.084 –2.009 0.092
Female (n = 2,730)  
 0 (n = 2,220) Reference Reference
 1 (n = 260) –1.662 0.009 –1.395 0.028
 2 (n = 107) –3.063 0.001 –3.278 <0.001
≥3 (n = 143) –3.812 <0.001 –3.742 <0.001
  1. p-value was calculated by a multiple linear regression analysis.
  2. *Adjusted for age, body mass index, hypertension treatment, oral contraceptive use (in females), postmenopausal hormone therapy (in females), history of thyroid disease, history of liver disease, cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, and BUN to Cr ratio.