Table 4—

Cox proportional hazards regression analysis of the relationship of baseline ATP III–defined metabolic syndrome* and risk of CVD in nondiabetic participants in the SHS

ModelRisk ratio95% CI
Model 1*1.351.13–1.62
Model 20.940.69–1.29
Model 31.130.81–1.58
Model 4§1.180.85–1.65
Model 51.170.84–1.64
Model 61.110.79–1.56
  • *

    * Present versus absent;

  • adjusted for age;

  • adjusted for age and center;

  • §

    § adjusted for age, center, sex, and BMI;

  • adjusted for age, center, sex, BMI, fibrinogen, and smoking;

  • adjusted for age, center, sex, BMI, fibrinogen, smoking, and LDL cholesterol.