Table 2

Crude incidence rates per 1,000 person-years overall and stratified by BMI

CategoryEventsPerson-yearsIncidence rate
All-cause mortality
 Overall1,031263,3363.92 (3.68–4.16)
 18.5 to <25 kg/m2582152,0053.83 (3.52–4.15)
 25 to <30 kg/m235790,3923.95 (3.55–4.38)
 ≥30 kg/m29220,9384.39 (3.54–5.39)
Cardiovascular mortality
 Overall342263,3361.30 (1.16–1.44)
 18.5 to <25 kg/m2179152,0051.18 (1.01–1.36)
 25 to <30 kg/m212890,3921.42 (1.18–1.68)
 ≥30 kg/m23520,9381.67 (1.16–2.32)
Major cardiovascular event
 Overall1,460256,6175.69 (5.40–5.99)
 18.5 to <25 kg/m2741148,5214.99 (4.64–5.36)
 25 to <30 kg/m257887,7796.58 (6.06–7.14)
 ≥30 kg/m214120,3186.94 (5.84–8.18)
Hospitalization for HF
 Overall580261,2452.22 (2.04–2.41)
 18.5 to <25 kg/m2278151,0691.84 (1.63–2.07)
 25 to <30 kg/m224389,4482.72 (2.39–3.08)
 ≥30 kg/m25920,7292.85 (2.17–3.67)
  • Data are n or mean (95% CI).