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Table 3 Age-group specific analysis: Hazard Ratio (HR) and 95% Confidence Intervals (CI) for risk of all cause, cancer-specific, and circulatory disease death

From: Ability of a biomarker-based score to predict death from circulatory disease and cancer in NHANES III

  Age-group <65 (N=9873) Age-group 65+ (N=3183)
  All cause   Cancer   Circulatory   All cause   Cancer   Circulatory
  N=875   N=257   N=294   N=2,206   N=396   N=1094
HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI
Score=0 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref
Score=1 1.21 0.96, 1.53 1.12 0.78, 1.61 1.51 0.93, 2.45 1.21 1.05, 1.40 1.13 0.87, 1.45 1.21 0.99, 1.47
Score=2 2.02 1.57, 2.61 1.37 0.74, 2.51 2.75 1.69, 4.49 1.88 1.65, 2.15 1.26 0.94, 1.70 2.00 1.68, 2.38
Score=3 3.34 2.11, 5.29 0.87 0.37, 2.05 4.15 1.61, 10.70 3.47 2.69, 4.47 3.81 2.38, 6.11 2.79 1.50, 5.18
Score=4 7.31 2.42, 22.01    4.24 0.94, 19.14 8.27 5.68, 12.05 8.47 5.58, 12.87 9.99 5.52, 18.08
P for trend <0.001 0.362 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  1. All models were adjusted for age, gender, poverty to income ratio, race ethnicity group, smoking behavior, alcohol consumption, vigorous physical activity, BMI, and Charlson Comorbidity Index.