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Table 3 Multivariate Cox proportional hazard regression analysis of mortality in MetS

From: Low calf circumference can predict nutritional risk and mortality in adults with metabolic syndrome aged over 80 years

Variable Univariate Multivariate
HR (95% CI) P HR (95% CI) P
Age 1.04 (1.01–1.08) 0.03 ___
Male 1.41 (0.94–2.11) 0.10  
Smoking status 1.06 (0.65–1.72) 0.82  
SBP 0.99 (0.98–0.99) < 0.01 ___
DBP 0.98 (0.96–0.99) 0.04 ___
HbA1c 0.90 (0.61–1.25) 0.54  
FPG 1.19 (1.01–1.30) < 0.01 1.19 (1.05–1.34) 0.01
TC 1.10 (0.85–1.42) 0.48  
TG 0.86 (0.60–1.25) 0.44  
LDL-c 1.23 (0.92–1.76) 0.15  
HDL-c 0.44 (0.13–1.54) 0.20  
Albumin 0.85 (0.82–0.88) < 0.01 ___
Haemoglobin 0.95 (0.94–0.96) < 0.01 0.96 (0.94–0.97) < 0.01
BMI 0.93 (0.88–0.98) 0.01 ___
WC 0.98 (0.96–1.00) 0.45  
Cerebral infarction 1.96 (1.29–2.97) < 0.01 ___
Coronary heart disease 1.40 (0.89–2.19) 0.14  
Nutritional risk 4.36 (2.80–6.80) < 0.01 2.48 (1.22–5.04) 0.01
Decreased CC 2.54 (1.68–3.83) < 0.01 2.78 (1.27–5.98) 0.01
  1. BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HbA1c,Haemoglobin A1c; HDL-c, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; WC, waist circumference