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Table 3 The relationships between mortality from CVD (section A) and all causes (section B) and markers of ventricular arrhythmia. Cox regression hazard ratios

From: Prevalence, correlates, and mortality impacts of ventricular arrhythmia among older men and women: a population-based cohort study in Moscow

  Model 1 Model 2
HR 95% CI P HR 95% CI P
(A) CVD       
Men
 VPC ≥ 10/h 1.537* (1.110;2.129)  < 0.05 1.402* (1.006;1.954)  < 0.05
 Polymorphic VPC 1.477* (1.079;2.023)  < 0.05 1.496* (1.082;2.066)  < 0.05
 VPC runs 2.614*** (1.763;3.876)  < 0.001 2.447*** (1.626;3.683)  < 0.001
 Women
 VPC ≥ 10/h 2.076** (1.251;3.445)  < 0.01 2.389** (1.416;4.031) 0.001
 Polymorphic VPC 1.281 (0.810;2.028) 0.290 1.171 (0.733;1.872) 0.509
 VPC runs 2.213 (0.963;5.085)  < 0.1 2.746* (1.178;6.403)  < 0.05
(B) All causes       
Men
VPC ≥ 10/h 1.272 (0.976;1.658)  < 0.1 1.197 (0.915;1.566) 0.189
Polymorphic VPC 1.449** (1.133;1.853)  < 0.01 1.481** (1.153;1.902)  < 0.01
VPC runs 2.177*** (1.563;3.032)  < 0.001 2.119*** (1.508;2.977)  < 0.001
Women
VPC ≥ 10/h 1.514 (0.995;2.304)  < 0.1 1.594* (1.040;2.442)  < 0.05
Polymorphic VPC 1.228 (0.866;1.743) 0.250 1.107 (0.771;1.589) 0.582
VPC runs 1.902 (0.968;3.737)  < 0.1 2.187* (1.105;4.331)  < 0.05
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  2. Model 1: Adjusted for age and education
  3. Model 2: Adjusted for age, education, smoking, grade II hypertension, obesity, total cholesterol, triglycerides, reported MI, and stroke