TABLE 3

RR of type 2 diabetes for plasma fetuin-A (per 10 μg/ml) among men and women in the EPIC-Potsdam Study

ModelAll subjectsFasting subjectsNonfasting subjects
Age adjusted1.04 (1.03–1.06)1.06 (1.03–1.10)1.03 (1.01–1.05)
Adjusted for age, sex, BMI, and waist circumference1.04 (1.02–1.06)1.07 (1.03–1.11)1.03 (1.00–1.05)
Multivariate adjusted*1.03 (1.01–1.06)1.08 (1.04–1.12)1.02 (1.00–1.05)
Further adjustment for HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, A1C, γ-glutamyltransferase, and hs-CRP1.05 (1.02–1.07)1.09 (1.04–1.13)1.04 (1.01–1.07)
  • Data are RR (95% CI).

  • *

    * Adjusted for age, sex, BMI, waist circumference, education (in or no training, vocational training, technical school, or technical college or university degree), occupational activity (light, moderate, or heavy), sport activity (0, 0.1–4, or >4.0 h/week), cycling (0, 0.1–2.4, 2.5–4.9, or ≥5 h/week), smoking (never, past, or current <20 cigarettes/day or current ≥20 cigarettes/day), and alcohol intake (0, 0.1–5, 5.1–10, 10.1–20, 20.1–40, or >40 g/day).

  • HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, A1C, γ-glutamyltransferase, and hs-CRP were log transformed.