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Table 2 Cox regression derived adjusted* hazard ratios for survival 1984-2008, 9,817 participants of the Swiss MONICA study with educational and marital status information (accumulating 1,519 deaths)

From: Establishing a follow-up of the Swiss MONICA participants (1984-1993): record linkage with census and mortality data

Variable Hazard ratio 95% Confidence interval p-value
Age at study entry (years) 1.107 (1.101-1.113) < 0.001
MONICA I (1984/85) 1   
MONICA II (1988/89) 0.802 (0.712-0.904) < 0.001
MONICA III (1992/93) 0.777 (0.671-0.900) 0.001
Vaud/Fribourg region 1   
Ticino region 0.868 (0.777-0.969) 0.012
Women 1   
Men 2.126 (1.904-2.373) < 0.001
University education 1   
Tertiary education 1.322 (0.992-1.762) 0.057
Upper secondary education 1.499 (1.173-1.915) 0.001
Mandatory education 1.700 (1.328-2.176) < 0.001
Married 1   
Never married 1.157 (0.962-1.391) 0.121
Widowed 1.069 (0.881-1.299) 0.498
Divorced 1.257 (1.018-1.552) 0.033
Swiss nationals 1   
Foreign nationals 0.993 (0.848-1.163) 0.927
  1. MONICA: MONItoring of trends and determinants in CArdiovscular disease
  2. *adjusted for all covariates