TABLE 3

Adjusted HRs (95% CI) for incident HF according to fasting glucose categories

Models*Categories of fasting glucose, range (mmol/l)trend P
<5.05.0–5.55.6–6.06.1–6.9
Model 1
    No. of cases/subjects67/977238/3,864301/3,949219/2,076
    HR (95% CI)1.27 (0.97–1.66)Reference1.13 (0.95–1.34)1.49 (1.23–1.79)0.001
Model 2
    No. of cases/subjects64/942221/3,728280/3,789204/1,964
    HR (95% CI)1.51 (1.14–2.00)Reference1.04 (0.87–1.24)1.19 (0.98–1.45)0.743
Model 3
    No. of cases/subjects64/942221/3,728280/3,789204/1,964
    HR (95% CI)1.54 (1.16–2.04)Reference1.00 (0.84–1.20)1.11 (0.90–1.35)0.609
  • *Model 1: adjusted for age, race, and sex. Model 2: model 1 + level of education, carotid atherosclerosis, systolic blood pressure, antihypertensive medication, smoking, alcohol intake, BMI, LDL-C, HDL-C, a history of CHD at baseline, and eGFR. Model 3: model 2 + A1C.

  • †Participants with all variables used in model 2.