Table 3

Multivariable backward stepwise elimination linear regression analysis for sex-specific predictors of NAWM K 2 coefficient

ModelVariablesEstimateP values
Women 1 Atrial fibrillation
NAWM ADC4.4 0.02
2 Atrial fibrillation468.50.10
WMHv25.10.11
Men 1 Age27.30.11
WMHv115.7 0.01
  • Bold values indicate P value < 0.05.

  • ADC, apparent diffusion coefficient; NAWM, normal-appearing white matter; WMHv, white matter hyperintensity volume.