Table 5

Multivariable logistic regression model predicting a new abnormal TTE finding (n=83) in those with a prior normal TTE (n=891)

Patient characteristicsNew TTE abnormality detected
OR (95% CI)
P valueModel c-statistic
Older age3.78 (1.85 to 7.74)0.0030.71
Prior use of cholesterol-lower medication0.44 (0.27 to 0.73)0.002
History of coronary artery disease1.73 (1.04 to 2.89)0.036
History of carotid disease0.11 (0.01 to 0.80)0.029
Peripheral vascular disease2.65 (1.27 to 5.54)0.009
Chronic kidney disease2.53 (1.26 to 5.08)0.009
  • TTE, transthoracic echocardiography.