Table 3.

Logistic regression analysis: Predictors of white matter hyperintensity (WMH) progression

VariableβSEdfp ValueOdds ratio95% CI
Age, y0.0480.03210.131.05/y0.99–1.12
Sex, male−0.2210.33710.510.800.42–1.53
Hypertension−0.3580.45210.430.700.30–1.65
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg−0.0070.01610.650.99/mm Hg0.96–1.02
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg0.0640.0321<0.051.07/mm Hg1.01–1.14
WMH grade 2 or 3
At baseline0.9650.38810.042.621.05–6.55
WMH number >40.6150.38910.111.850.57–5.99