Table 4—

Adjusted HRs (upper versus lower tertile) for CVD and CHD in diabetic individuals with triglyceride levels greater than, less than, or equal to 150 mg/dl: the Strong Heart Study

LipoproteinsCHD
CVD
Triglycerides
>150≤150>150≤150>150≤150
Non-HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)1.78 (1.13–2.80)2.79 (1.53–5.10)1.52 (1.12–2.07)1.80 (1.27–2.54)>181 vs. <151>147 vs. <115
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)0.75 (0.48–1.19)0.49 (0.27–0.89)0.99 (0.72–1.36)0.67 (0.46–0.96)>43 vs. <35>50 vs. <41
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)1.86 (1.21–2.88)2.28 (1.31–3.98)1.58 (1.16–2.16)1.66 (1.17–2.34)>119 vs. <93>113 vs. <89
Triglycerides (mg/dl)1.05 (0.68–1.63)1.51 (0.89–2.56)1.02 (0.75–1.39)1.29 (0.93–1.79)>260 vs. <191>117 vs. <88
Ratio of total/HDL cholesterol1.74 (1.11–2.75)3.69 (1.97–6.93)1.26 (0.92–1.72)1.99 (1.40–2.81)>6.0 vs. <4.8>4.4 vs. <3.5
  • * Adjusted for sex, age, BMI smoking status, study center, SBP, HbA1c, fibrinogen, insulin, and albumin to creatinine ratio.