Table 2—

Age-adjusted hazard ratios for 33-year mortality in the Whitehall Study according to glucose tolerance status at baseline

Cause of deathNumber of deathsGlucose tolerance status
NormoglycemiaGlucose intoleranceDiabetesNormoglycemia (<5.3 mmol/l) (n = 16826)Glucose intolerance (5.3–11.0 mmol/l) (n = 987)New diabetes (≥11.1 mmol/l) (n = 56)
Reference groupHazard ratio (95% CI)Hazard ratio (95% CI)
All causes10,639734531.01.27 (1.18–1.37)2.37 (1.81–3.11)
CVD5,090371361.01.33 (1.19–1.48)3.20 (2.31–4.44)
    CHD3,286247281.01.36 (1.20–1.55)3.70 (2.55–5.38)
    Stroke8907121.01.47 (1.16–1.88)1.16 (0.29–4.64)
    Aortic aneurysm2711311.00.89 (0.51–1.54)1.78 (0.25–12.7)
Non-CVD5,549363171.01.22 (1.10–1.36)1.53 (0.95–2.46)
    Neoplasm3,05717851.01.08 (0.93–1.25)0.78 (0.32–1.86)
    Respiratory disease1,32310571.01.49 (1.22–1.82)2.95 (1.40–6.21)
    Other causes1,1698051.01.30 (1.04–1.64)2.36 (0.98–5.67)