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Table 3 Crude and adjusted association between WC and CVD

From: Prediction of cardiovascular disease risk using waist circumference among Aboriginals in a remote Australian community

  Crude *Adjusted
Males HR (95% CI) P-value HR (95% CI) P-value
WC quartiles     
Q1 1 <0.0001 1 <0.0001
Q2 1.2 (0.7, 2.0)   0.9 (0.5, 1.5)  
Q3 2.5 (1.5, 4.0)   1.6 (1.0, 2.7)  
Q4 2.9 (1.8, 4.6)   1.8 (1.1, 2.9)  
Females     
WC quartiles     
Q1 1 <0.0001 1 <0.0001
Q2 1.7 (1.0, 2.8)   1.7 (1.0, 2.8)  
Q3 2.4 (1.5, 3.8)   2.1 (1.3, 3.5)  
Q4 3.5 (2.2, 5.5)   3.1 (1.9, 5.0)  
  1. *Adjusted for age, smoking status and alcohol status.
  2. HR: Hazard ratio; CI: confidence intervals.
  3. Quartiles for males (Q1 = 63–78 cm, Q2 = 79–85 cm, Q3 = 86–95 cm, Q4 = 96–138 cm).
  4. Quartiles for females (Q1 = 60–79 cm, Q2 = 80–90 cm, Q3 = 91–101 cm, Q4 = 101.5- 135 cm).