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Table 4 Hazard ratios per unit increase in ln-fP-Insulin and incidence of AF; subgroups by quartile of 2 h glucose post-OGTT

From: Low fasting plasma insulin is associated with atrial fibrillation in men from a cohort study - the Malmö preventive project

  Model 1 Model 2
  HR 95% CI P N AF events HR 95% CI P N AF events
Q1 BG = 1.9-4.4 0.80 0.65-0.99 0.038 1552 219 0.78 0.64-0.97 0.022 1551 219
Q2 BG = 4.5-5.4 0.81 0.66-0.98 0.033 1600 219 0.80 0.66-0.97 0.025 1600 219
Q3 BG = 5.5-6.4 0.87 0.72-1.05 0.16 1708 235 0.86 0.71-1.04 0.12 1708 235
Q4 BG ≥6.5 0.87 0.73-1.05 0.14 1691 238 0.86 0.72-1.03 0.091 1691 238
  1. Cases of prevalent diabetes included for these sub-analyses.
  2. Model 1 is adjusted for age, sex, height and weight. Model 2 is adjusted for Model 1 covariates + systolic blood pressure and smoking status. Analysed using Cox regression. BG= Blood Glucose.