Table 4a.

Hazard ratios for all-cause death by univariate and multivariate Cox regression in the IL-6 cohorta

ParameterUnivariate Hazard Ratio (95% CI)P ValueMultivariate Hazard Ratio 95% (95% CI)P Value
Diabetes mellitus2.11 (1.65 to 2.70)0.0001.96 (1.52 to 2.54)0.000
Smoking current1.85 (1.38 to 2.45)0.0001.96 (1.44 to 2.67)0.000
CHD2.56 (1.89 to 3.46)0.0001.52 (1.11 to 2.10)0.010
IL-6 (pg/ml)1.24 (1.18 to 1.30)0.0001.11 (1.05 to 1.18)0.000
Age (yr)1.07 (1.05 to 1.08)0.0001.07 (1.05 to 1.08)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 1.03)0.0001.01 (0.99 to 1.01)0.080
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1.11 (0.99 to 1.24)0.0751.03 (0.92 to 1.16)0.621
Gender0.94 (0.75 to 1.20)0.6371.07 (0.82 to 1.39)0.615