Table 3

Risk of prediabetes by the 4 phenotype groups for men and women
Phenotype group No. of person-years No. of prediabetes Unadjusted Adjusteda
HR 95% CI P value HR 95% CI P value
Men
NWNT 2632 578 Reference Reference
HTG 1075 268 1.15 0.99-1.33 0.061 1.07 0.92-1.26 0.264
EW 619 165 1.24 1.04-1.47 0.015 0.95 0.78-1.16 0.678
HTGW 408 179 1.34 1.13-1.58 0.000 1.01 0.82-1.24 0.898
Women
NWNT 1650 157 Reference Reference
HTG 172 30 1.83 1.24-2.70 0.003 1.42 0.96-2.12 0.083
EW 404 93 2.41 1.87-3.12 0.000 1.61 1.17-2.21 0.003
HTGW 230 63 2.87 2.14-3.85 0.000 1.51 1.04-2.19 0.029

a Adjusted for age, body mass index, systolic blood pressure, total cholesterol and high density lipoprotein-cholesterol.

Abbreviations: NWNT, normal waist normal triglyceride; HTG, hypertriglyceridemia; EW, enlarged waist circumference; HTGW, hypertriglyceridemic-waist; HR, hazard ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.

Note: NWNT was defined as serum triglyceride concentration <1.7 mmol/L and waist circumference <90 cm for men and <80 cm for women; HTG was defined as serum triglyceride concentration ≥1.7 mmol/L and waist circumference <90 cm for men and <80 cm for women; EW was defined as serum triglyceride concentration <1.7 mmol/L and waist circumference ≥ 90 cm for men and ≥ 80 cm for women; HTGW was defined as serum triglyceride concentration ≥1.7 mmol/L and waist circumference ≥ 90 cm for men and ≥ 80 cm for women.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1081   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1081

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