Table 2:

Odds ratio estimates with confidence intervals and P values from GEE models for the parameters of interest

Odds Ratio95% CIP Value
Model 1
etCO20.750.65–0.86<.0001
Time points0.270.02–4.24.34
Model 2
etCO20.780.66–0.91.0018
Diastolic BP1.091.03–1.15.0056
Time points0.410.02–10.1.58
  • Note:—To describe the longitudinal nature of the data, the actual time points of the follow-up MR imaging examinations were taken into account by the GEE models.