Table 5A.

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

ModelHR (95% CI)
1Crude risk of total testosterone (per nmol/L)0.78 (0.74 to 0.83)
21 + age, eGFR, diabetes, previous CVD, CRP, serum albumin0.81 (0.75 to 0.85)
32 + flow-mediated dilation0.83 (0.78 to 0.88)
  • HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval; CRP, C-reactive protein; CKD, chronic kidney disease; CVD, cardiovascular disease; eGFR, estimated GFR.