Table 5B.

Crude and adjusted hazard ratios of total and free testosterone concentration for prediction of cardiovascular events (n = 72) in CKD male patients: Free testosterone

ModelHR (95% CI)
1Crude risk of free testosterone (per 10 pg/ml)0.53 (0.44 to 0.62)
21 + age, eGFR, diabetes, previous CVD, CRP, serum albumin0.57 (0.47 to 0.70)
32 + flow-mediated dilation0.65 (0.53 to 0.80)
  • HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval; CRP, C-reactive protein; CKD, chronic kidney disease; CVD, cardiovascular disease; eGFR, estimated GFR.