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Table 4 Risk for coronary heart disease in men and women during ten-year follow-up

From: Pessimism and the risk for coronary heart disease among middle-aged and older Finnish men and women: a ten-year follow-up study

  Risk for coronary heart disease
Men Women
OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Age (years) 1.03 0.99–1.08 1.08 1.03–1.13
Body mass index (kg/m2) 1.00 0.85–1.18 0.99 0.87–1.12
Blood glucose (mmol/L) 1.40 1.09–1.79 1.40 1.11–1.77
Waist circumference (cm) 1.00 0.95–1.06 1.02 0.96–1.07
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 1.01 0.99–1.03 1.00 0.99–1.02
Use of statins (yes vs no) 1.55 0.73–3.25 1.67 0.71–3.94
Heavy drinking (yes vs no) 0.32 0.11–0.93
Pessimism (score) 1.10 1.00–1.22 1.07 0.94–1.20
  1. OR fully adjusted odds ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval