Table 2—

RRs of cardiovascular events according to quartiles of CRP among 746 men with diabetes

Quartiles of CRP
P for trend
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Median (mg/l)0.531.182.264.86
Age-adjusted RR1.001.77 (0.92–3.42)2.52 (1.36–4.70)2.23 (1.18–4.22)0.037
Multivariate-adjusted RR*1.001.59 (0.81–3.11)2.47 (1.30–4.70)2.26 (1.15–4.41)0.037
Further adjustment for fibrinogen, creatinine, and HbA1c1.001.65 (0.83–3.25)2.63 (1.36–5.06)2.68 (1.32–5.43)0.012
Further adjustment for fibrinogen, creatinine, HbA1c, and non-HDL1.001.51 (0.76–2.98)2.52 (1.31–4.86)2.62 (1.29–5.32)0.011
  • Data are RR (95% CI).

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    * Adjusted for age, physical activity (quartiles), alcohol intake (0, 0.1–4.9, 5.0–9.9, 10.0–14.9, and ≥15.0 g/day), family history of CHD, history of high blood pressure at blood collection, history of high serum cholesterol at blood collection, aspirin use, smoking (never, past, current), fasting status, and BMI (missing, <23, 23–24, 25–27, 28–30, and ≥31 kg/m2).