TABLE 3

Adjusted* associations (fourth vs. first quartile) of IL-6 and acute-phase proteins with incident diabetes: ARIC Study, 1987–1998

VariableModel 1
Model 2
HR95% CIHR95% CI
IL-62.501.74–3.591.651.01–2.68
CRP2.761.88–4.071.230.74–2.03
Orosomucoid2.311.60–3.321.110.68–1.78
Sialic acid1.851.29–2.661.540.96–2.48
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    * Adjusted through proportional hazards modeling for the following covariates: age, center, sex, ethnicity, parental history of diabetes, and hypertension (model 1); model 1 covariates plus BMI, WHR, fasting glucose, and fasting insulin (model 2).