Table 2—

Tertiles of A1C different manifestations of PAD in people with diabetes

A1C
P value for trend
<5.9%6.0–7.4%>7.5%
n651611632
Intermittent claudication cases (n = 41)
    Model 11.00 (ref)3.31 (1.19–9.21)6.32 (2.37–16.85)<0.001
    Model 21.00 (ref)3.14 (1.07–9.15)4.55 (1.52–13.06)0.007
Hospitalization, amputation, or revascularization     cases (n = 57)
    Model 11.00 (ref)2.49 (1.09–5.72)4.38 (1.98–9.68)<0.001
    Model 21.00 (ref)2.73 (1.16–6.40)4.56 (1.86–11.18)<0.001
Low ABI cases (n = 123)
    Model 11.00 (ref)1.66 (1.05–2.63)1.61 (1.01–2.58)0.05
    Model 21.00 (ref)1.53 (0.95–2.47)1.64 (0.94–2.87)0.08
  • Data are RR (95% CI), unless otherwise indicated. Model 1: adjusted for age, sex, race, and ARIC field center. Model 2: adjusted for age, sex, race, and ARIC field center, LDL and HDL cholesterol, systolic blood pressure, hypertension medication use, diabetes medication, cigarette pack-years, smoking status (ever/never/former), waist-to-hip ratio, BMI, and education level.