Table 4.

Baseline sodium intake and adjusted variables associated with overall and cardiovascular mortality in Cox proportional-hazard regression

Overall MortalityCardiovascular Mortality
βPHR (95% CI)βPHR (95% CI)
Age-, gender- and BMI-adjusted
    Sodium intake, g/d−0.140.360.87 (0.65∼1.17)−0.430.090.65 (0.39∼1.08)
    Age, yr0.040.0011.04 (1.02∼1.06)
Multivariate-adjusteda
    Sodium intake,g/d−0.790.020.45 (0.23∼0.90)−1.120.070.33 (0.10∼1.10)
    DM1.280.0053.59 (1.45∼8.71)1.430.044.18 (1.06∼16.4)
    Alb,g/dl−0.150.030.86 (0.76∼0.98)
    CRP0.030.051.03 (1.00∼1.05)
  • CI, confidence interval.

  • a Adjusted for age, gender, BMI, DM, and CVD history, baseline MAP, Hb, Alb, Ca × P, LDL, Kt/V, Tccr, and CRP.