Table 3a.

Hazard ratios for all-cause mortality by univariate and multivariate Cox regression in the hsCRP cohorta

ParameterUnivariate Hazard Ratio (95% CI)bPValueMultivariate Hazard Ratio (95% CI)P Value
Diabetes mellitus2.12 (1.69 to 2.65)0.0002.03 (1.60 to 2.58)0.000
Smoking current1.87 (1.43 to 2.46)0.0001.98 (1.49 to 2.64)0.000
CHD2.49 (1.90 to 3.27)0.0001.48 (1.11 to 1.99)0.008
hsCRP (mg/L)1.36 (1.21 to 1.52)0.0001.15 (1.06 to 1.25)0.001
Age (yr)1.07 (1.06 to 1.07)0.0001.07 (1.06 to 1.07)0.000
Creatinine (μmol/L)1.00 (1.00 to 1.01)0.0001.01 (1.00 to 1.01)0.000
Systolic BP (mmHg)1.02 (1.01 to 1.02)0.0001.00 (0.99 to 1.01)0.149
Gender1.08 (1.86 to 1.34)0.5121.04 (0.82 to 1.33)0.740
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1.01 (098 to 1.21)0.9801.02 (0.91 to 1.13)0.788
  • a n = 1910.

  • b CHD, coronary heart disease; CI, confidence interval.