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Table 3 Videocapillaroscopy parameters according to the presence or absence of digital ulcers - univariate and multivariate analysis

From: Risk of digital ulcers occurrence in systemic sclerosis: a cross-sectional study

Variable Active DUs P value Odds (95%CI)
Yes No Univariate Multivariate
Number of capillaries/mm 6.43 ± 0.36 7.55 ± 0.99 < 0.001  
Microhaemorrhages 1.2 ± 0.75 0.49 ± 0.45 0.002  
Enlarged capillaries 1.78 ± 0.23 0.95 ± 0.80 < 0.001  
Giant capillaries 0.30 ± 0.25 0.20 ± 0.24 0.145  
Score of capillary loss 1.77 ± 0.38 0.77 ± 0.64 < 0.001 0.008 16.66 (2.07–133.81)
Patterns    < 0.001   
 Normal, n (%) 0 (0) 5 (8.9)    
 Early, n (%) 0 (0) 18 (32.1)    
 Active, n (%) 2 (14.3) 18 (32.1)    
 Late, n (%) 12 (85.7) 15 (26.8)    
  1. Results are presented as mean ± standard deviation of the mean or relative frequency (absolute frequency). DUs: Digital ulcers