1. To calculate p-value for this variable (e') that is divided into quartiles and then

2. adjust for various other variables like age, sex, race, baseline SBP, DBP, HR, prior h/o DM, trial, treatment assignment, change in SBP, and E’

3. I also need to calculate p-trend

Thanks for your help.

Gopi

waist circumfrence quartiles

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<26.6, 26.6-29.9, 29.9-33.9, >33.9 P for trend Adj. P value

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Mean E’ 7.3±1.1, 7.6±1.2, 7.6±1.5, 7.5±1.20