Table 2—

HRs for CHD and all-cause mortality in men and women

All-cause mortality
CHD mortality
MenWomenMenWomen
n3,8673,3659661,391
Diabetes and CHD status
    CHD only1111
    Diabetes only1.20 (0.92–1.56)1.80 (1.37–2.35)*1.17 (0.78–1.74)1.97 (1.27–3.08)
    Both2.34 (1.67–3.26)*4.33 (3.10–6.04)*2.84 (1.82–4.42)*5.86 (3.56–9.67)*
    Neither0.65 (0.60–0.70)*0.74 (0.68–0.80)*0.52 (0.46–0.59)*0.60 (0.53–0.70)*
Other covariates
    Age1.09 (1.08–1.10)*1.10 (1.09–1.11)*1.07 (1.06–1.08)*1.09 (1.08–1.11)*
    Cholesterol <6 mmol/l1111
    Cholesterol ≥6 mmol/l1.01 (0.95–1.08)0.99 (0.92–1.06)1.23 (1.11–1.37)*1.35 (1.17–1.56)*
    BMI 20.0–24.9 kg/m21111
    BMI <20.0 kg/m21.28 (1.14–1.45)*1.43 (1.28–1.60)*1.08 (0.86–1.35)1.33 (1.07–1.65)
    BMI 25.0–29.9 kg/m20.99 (0.92–1.06)1.03 (0.95–1.12)1.05 (0.93–1.18)1.04 (0.89–1.22)
    BMI 30.0–34.9 kg/m21.04 (0.90–1.19)1.16 (1.02–1.31)1.23 (0.99–1.51)1.22 (0.96–1.49)
    BMI ≥35.0 kg/m21.55 (1.05–2.29)1.26 (1.03–1.53)1.64 (0.92–2.98)1.35 (0.96–1.86)
    Never smoked1111
    Current smoker2.04 (1.85–2.26)*1.68 (1.56–1.81)*1.94 (1.64–2.29)*1.81 (1.57–2.09)*
    Ex-smoker1.26 (1.12–1.41)*1.20 (1.04–1.38)1.40 (1.16–1.68)*1.18 (0.90–1.54)
    Normotensive1111
    Hypertensive1.38 (1.29–1.47)*1.31 (1.21–1.41)*1.68 (1.50–1.87)*1.57 (1.37–1.78)*
    Social class I, II, III nonmanual1111
    Social class III manual, IV, V1.17 (1.09–1.26)*1.21 (1.13–1.31)*1.05 (0.94–1.18)1.38 (1.20–1.59)*
  • Data are HR (95% CI).

  • *

    * P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05.