Table 3

Prognostic value of variables for the overall mortality, mortality from CVD*, CHD**, and stroke among population aged 45-64 years in 1983-2009
Variables Overall mortality CVD* CHD** Stroke
Relative Risk (95% Confidence Interval)
MEN       (N = 807)       (N = 427)       (N = 277)        (N = 70)
Age, y 1.08 (1.06-1.09) 1.09 (1.07-1.11) 1.10 (1.07-1.12) 1.06 (1.02-1.11)
Blood pressure, mmHg
<140 and <90 1 1 1 1
140-159 and/or 90-99 1.17 (0.99-1.38) 1.34 (1.06-1.69) 1.17 (0.88-1.55) 1.71 (0.93-3.15)
160-179and/or 100-109 1.36 (1.11-1.66) 1.50 (1.14-1.98) 1.16 (0.82-1.66) 2.68 (1.37-5.22)
> = 180 and/or > =110 2.19 (1.75-2.74) 2.91 (2.17-3.90) 2.46 (1.72-3.54) 3.75 (1.74-8.07)
Smoking
Never 1 1 1 1
Regular smokers 2.12 (1.80-2.50) 2.08 (1.66-2.61) 2.20 (1.65-2.93) 2.19 (1.24-3.85)
Ex smokers 1.34 (1.12-1.61) 1.37 (1.08-1.73) 1.56 (1.16-2.09) 1.34 (0.74-2.41)
Body mass index, kg/m2
<25 1 1 1 1
25.0-29.9 0.77 (0.65-0.92) 0.96 (0.75-1.24) 0.98 (0.71-1.34) 1.15 (0.59-2.27)
> = 30 0.99 (0.82-1.20) 1.47 (1.12-1.93) 1.59 (1.14-2.22) 1.65 (0.81-3.40)
Diabetes 1.85 (1.33-2.57) 1.78 (1.15-2.75) 2.07 (1.26-3.41) 2.23 (0.80-6.24)
WOMEN       (N = 489)       (N = 241)       (N = 131)        (N = 69)
Age, y 1.11 (1.09-1.13) 1.16 (1.13-1.19) 1.18 (1.14-1.23) 1.15 (1.09-1.21)
Blood pressure, mmHg
<140 and <90 1 1 1 1
140-159 and/or 90-99 1.24 (0.99-1.55) 1.42 (1.02-1.98) 1.20 (0.78-1.85) 1.94 (0.98-3.85)
160-179and/or 100-109 1.48 (1.15-1.92) 2.22 (1.55-3.16) 1.75 (1.09-2.81) 3.68 (1.83-7.41)
> = 180 and/or > =110 1.95 (1.47-2.57) 2.56 (1.72-3.79) 1.77 (1.03-3.06) 5.01 (2.37-10.6)
Smoking
Never 1 1 1 1
Regular smokers 2.12 (1.41-3.18) 2.13 (1.18-3.83) 2.54 (1.17-5.49) 1.08 (0.26-4.44)
Ex smokers 1.09 (0.64-1.86) 1.46 (0.77-2.75) 2.11 (1.02-4.36) 0.49 (0.07-3.52)
Body mass index, kg/m2
<25 1 1 1 1
25.0-29.9 1.36 (0.99-1.87) 1.42 (0.91-2.20) 1.64 (0.89-3.03) 1.59 (0.69-3.66)
> = 30 1.38 (1.02-1.88) 1.15 (0.75-1.77) 1.27 (0.70-2.33) 1.05 (0.46-2.40)
Diabetes 2.54 (1.83-3.51) 3.63 (2.41-5.47) 5.93 (3.66-9.60) 1.22 (0.38-3.92)

* Cardiovascular disease; ** Coronary heart disease.

Reklaitiene et al.

Reklaitiene et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-68

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