Table 3

Association of microalbuminuria or C-AD with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality

Model*RR (95% CI)
Cardiovascular mortalityAll-cause mortality
Microalbuminuria13.49 (1.87–6.53)2.12 (1.36–3.21)
22.23 (1.16–4.29)1.46 (0.92–2.31)
32.09 (1.07–4.08)1.32 (0.83–2.12)
42.13 (1.09–4.17)1.33 (0.83–2.13)
C-AD total score12.54 (1.60–4.04)2.11 (1.58–2.81)
21.81 (1.11–2.94)1.62 (1.20–2.20)
31.74 (1.04–2.89)1.52 (1.11–2.08)
41.76 (1.05–2.94)1.52 (1.11–2.09)
  • *Model 1: univariate analysis; model 2: adjusted for sex, age, and GTS; model 3: model 2 plus adjustments for hypertension, WHR, estimated glomerular filtration rate, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, smoking and prior CVD; model 4: model 3, with additional adjustment for, respectively, C-AD or microalbuminuria.

  • †RR of microalbuminuria vs. normoalbuminuria or per SD (=0.605) increase in C-AD total score.