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Table 3 The HRs for sudden and non-sudden cardiac death and for non-fatal cardiac events

From: Diabetes, glucose tolerance, and the risk of sudden cardiac death

Sudden cardiac death Normal (n = 6706) IGT (n = 3806) P Diabetes (n = 82) P
 No. of events 437 336   12  
 Unadjusted HR 1 (reference) 1.51 (1.31–1.74) <0.001 5.52 (3.10–9.82) <0.001
 Model 1a 1 (reference) 1.16 (1.00–1.35) 0.045 2.62 (1.46–4.70) 0.001
 Model 2b 1 (reference) 1.14 (0.98–1.32) 0.088 2.40 (1.34–4.33) 0.003
Non-sudden cardiac death Normal (n = 6706) IGT (n = 3806) p Diabetes (n = 82) p
 No. of events 697 470   23  
 Unadjusted HR 1 (reference) 1.36 (1.21–1.53) <0.001 8.43 (5.50–12.81) <0.001
 Model 1a 1 (reference) 0.94 (0.83–1.06) 0.321 3.05 (1.99–4.67) <0.001
 Model 2b 1 (reference) 0.92 (0.82–1.04) 0.194 2.90 (1.89–4.46) <0.001
Non-fatal cardiac events Normal (n = 6706) IGT (n = 3806) p Diabetes (n = 82) p
 No. of events 2483 1573   56  
 Unadjusted HR 1 (reference) 1.27 (1.19–1.35) <0.001 6.47 (4.95–8.44) <0.001
 Model 1a 1 (reference) 0.99 (0.92–1.05) 0.693 3.63 (2.77–4.75) <0.001
 Model 2b 1 (reference) 0.99 (0.92–1.05) 0.680 3.50 (2.67–4.59) <0.001
  1. aModel 1: Adjusted for age, sex, BMI, systolic blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking, and baseline cardiac disease
  2. bModel 2: Adjusted for age, sex, BMI, systolic blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking, baseline cardiac disease, heart rate, QTc, electrocardiographic signs of myocardial infarction, and electrocardiographic signs of coronary artery disease