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Table 2 Mortality rate and risk for all-cause mortality (HR (95% CI)) by random glucose categories

From: Association between random glucose and all-cause mortality: findings from the mortality follow-up of the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998

  Random glucose category (in mmol/L)
<  4.3 4.3 - < 5.3 5.3 - < 5.8 5.8 - < 6.8 6.8 - < 7.8 7.8 - < 11.1 ≥ 11.1
N 224 3105 1510 843 161 93 19
N of deaths 10 158 124 110 27 22 7
Crude MRa 3.8 4.0 8.1 11.8 13.4 25.8 41.2
Model 1 2.46 (1.12–5.38) ref. 1.06 (0.84–1.34) 1.18 (0.93–1.51) 1.34 (0.83–2.15) 1.85 (1.15–2.98) 4.36 (2.00–9.50)
Model 2 2.43 (1.11–5.34) ref. 1.06 (0.84–1.35) 1.18 (0.93–1.51) 1.29 (0.80–2.08) 1.77 (1.08–2.90) 4.45 (2.07–9.55)
Model 3 2.11 (1.00–4.43) ref. 1.14 (0.90–1.46) 1.22 (0.94–1.59) 1.43 (0.90–2.26) 1.79 (1.07–3.01) 4.42 (2.14–9.11)
Model 4 1.94 (0.85–4.45) ref. 1.16 (0.89–1.50) 1.20 (0.91–1.58) 1.42 (0.88–2.29) 2.02 (1.26–3.25) 4.71 (2.20–10.10)
  1. a MR: crude mortality rate per 1000 person-years
  2. model 1: adjusted for age and sex
  3. model 2: adjusted for age, sex and educational level
  4. model 3: adjusted for age, sex, educational level, body mass index, waist circumference, smoking, alcohol consumption and physical activity
  5. model 4: adjusted for age, sex, educational level, body mass index, waist circumference, smoking, alcohol consumption, physical
  6. activity, myocardial infarction, stroke, cancer, hypertension and hyperlipidemia