Table 3b.

Hazard ratios for MACE by univariate and multivariate Cox regression in the hsCRP cohorta

ParameterUnivariate Hazard Ratio (95% CI)P ValueMultivariate Hazard Ratio (95% CI)P Value
CHD3.35 (2.53 to 4.44)0.0002.28 (1.69 to 3.08)0.000
Diabetes mellitus2.06 (1.59 to 2.64)0.0002.08 (1.59 to 2.73)0.000
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1.38 (1.23 to 1.54)0.0001.35 (1.20 to 1.51)0.000
Smoking current1.54 (1.11 to 2.14)0.0101.43 (1.02 to 2.02)0.041
hsCRP (mg/L)1.25 (1.10 to 1.43)0.0011.10 (1.01 to 1.20)0.027
Age (yr)1.04 (1.03 to 1.05)0.0001.03 (1.02 to 1.04)0.000
Systolic BP (mmHg)1.01 (1.01 to 1.08)0.0001.00 (0.99 to 1.00)0.560
Creatinine (μmol/L)1.00 (1.00 to 1.01)0.0001.01 (1.00 to 1.00)0.000
Gender0.72 (0.55 to 0.93)0.0120.86 (0.66 to 1.13)0.287