Table 3.

Crude event rates for cardiovascular disease, mortality, and ESRD according to tertiles of kidney length

OutcomesFirst Tertile (n=3567)Second Tertile (n=3562)Third Tertile (n=3122)
Range of kidney length cm7.8–10.810.9–11.611.7–16.1
Events per 1000 py for
 Myocardial infarction9.68.610.0
 Stroke5.64.64.3
 Cardiovascular mortality11.98.38.9
 Cardiovascular events19.415.617.2
 All-cause mortality23.117.617.2
 ESRD0.70.80.5
  • Py, person years.