TABLE 2

HRs for diabetes according to level of CRP

Quartile (level in mg/l)Participants (case subjects)HR (95% CI)
Model 1Model 2Model 3
1 (<0.88)1,463 (77)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
2 (0.88–1.8)1,485 (141)1.88 (1.42–2.48)1.59 (1.19–2.11)1.51 (1.13–2.03)
3 (1.81–3.5)1,475 (153)2.16 (1.64–2.84)1.70 (1.27–2.27)1.54 (1.15–2.06)
4 (>3.5)1,478 (173)2.83 (2.16–3.70)1.94 (1.45–2.59)1.73 (1.29–2.33)
P for trend<0.001<0.0010.001
1 SD increase in ln(CRP)5,901 (544)1.41 (1.29–1.54)1.24 (1.12–1.37)1.19 (1.07–1.31)
  • Model 1 was adjusted for age and sex. Model 2 was adjusted for age, sex, BMI, and waist circumference. Model 3 was adjusted for age, sex, BMI, waist circumference, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and HDL cholesterol.