Table 2—

Predictors of CHD in 4,350 Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes

HR95% CIP
Age (per year)1.021.01–1.030.002
Known duration of diabetes (per year)1.041.02–1.06<0.001
Smoking status
    Never1.00
    Ex-smoker1.501.07–2.110.019
    Current smoker1.911.34–2.71<0.001
Albuminuric status
    Normoalbuminuria1.00
    Microalbuminuria1.741.25–2.34<0.001
    Macroalbuminuria2.241.55–3.23<0.001
Systolic blood pressure (per 10 mmHg)1.101.03–1.180.004
HDL cholesterol (per mmol/l)0.520.35–0.790.002
  • Other covariates not selected in the final model included male sex, FPG, A1C, diastolic blood pressure, waist circumference, and triglyerides.