Table 4 Multivariate linear regression analysis
Maximal stressDuration of stress
Standardcoefficientp ValueStandardcoefficientp Value
Age−0.3840.020−0.3910.12
MAP−0.2120.109−0.2380.58
Body mass index0.2310.0930.0080.950
FMD−0.1420.307−0.1010.440
Total cholesterol−0.1650.195−0.2300.058
Baseline nitrite−0.2840.157−0.3180.094
Post-exercise nitrite0.5280.0170.4240.041
Adjusted R20.2790.359
Significance (ANOVA)0.002<0.001
  • ANOVA, analysis of variance; FMD, flow-mediated dilation; MAP, mean arterial pressure.