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Table 3 Sensitivity analyses for 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)
Model <  4.3 4.3 - < 5.3 5.3 - < 5.8 5.8 - < 6.8 6.8 - < 7.8 7.8 - < 11.1 ≥ 11.1
a) adjusted for fasting timea 1.96 (0.87–4.43) ref. 1.16 (0.89–1.51) 1.22 (0.92–1.60) 1.46 (0.89–2.39) 2.10 (1.28–3.42) 4.99 (2.33–10.73)
b) excluding fasting time < 2 hb 2.07 (0.85–5.03) ref. 1.14 (0.87–1.50) 1.18 (0.89–1.57) 1.43 (0.85–2.41) 2.20 (1.25–3.86) 4.38 (2.01–9.58)
c) adjusted for HbA1cc 1.96 (0.86–4.44) ref. 1.17 (0.90–1.51) 1.21 (0.91–1.60) 1.35 (0.83–2.20) 1.82 (1.09–3.03) 3.46 (1.49–8.04)
d) excluding HbA1c ≥ 6.5%d 1.73 (0.73–4.09) ref. 1.12 (0.85–1.48) 1.23 (0.92–1.63) 1.08 (0.54–2.13) 2.46 (1.50–4.03)
e) excluding FU time ≤ 2 yearse 2.10 (0.87–5.06) ref. 1.12 (0.85–1.46) 1.11 (0.82–1.48) 1.30 (0.77–2.19) 1.97 (1.21–3.21) 3.72 (1.51–9.19)
f) multiple imputationf 1.68 (0.92–3.07) ref. 1.12 (0.88–1.41) 1.25 (0.98–1.59) 1.81 (1.17–2.80) 1.94 (1.26–3.01) 2.96 (1.48–5.92)
  1. Models with adjustment as in model 4 with additional adjustment for fasting time in a) and HbA 1c in c)
  2. a fasting time with five categories (< 2, 2 - < 4, 4 - < 8, 8 - < 12 and ≥ 12 h)
  3. b n = 5579 (428 cases, 5151 non-cases)
  4. c HbA 1c with five categories (< 5.0, 5.0- < 5.7, 5.7- < 6.5, ≥ 6.5%)
  5. d n = 5718 (386 cases, 5332 non-cases), no participant with random glucose ≥ 11.1 mmol/L
  6. e n = 5912 (415 cases, 5497 non-cases)
  7. f n = 6570 (551 cases, 6061 non-cases, 138 missings), missings were replaced in the source population using multiple imputation by fully conditional specification