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Table 4 Hazard ratios of z-scores of crude and adjusted estimates of WC, BMI and WHR

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

Variable Crude *Adjusted
  HR (95% CI) P-value HR (95% CI) P-value
Waist Circumference (cm)     
Males 1.6 (1.4-1.8) <0.0001 1.4 (1.2-1.7) <0.0001
Females 1.5 (1.3- 1.8) <0.0001 1.4 (1.2- 1.7) <0.0001
Body mass index (Kg/m2)     
Males 1.3 (1.2- 1.6) <0.0001 1.2 (1.0- 1.5) 0.01
Females 1.3 (1.2- 1.6) <0.0001 1.3(1.1- 1.5) <0.0001
Waist-to-hip ratio     
Males 1.6 (1.4- 1.8) <0.0001 1.4 (1.2- 1.7) <0.0001
Females 1.3 (1.1- 1.5) <0.0001 1.2 (1.1- 1.4) <0.0001
  1. *Adjusted for age, smoking status and alcohol status.
  2. HR (Hazard ratio); 95% CI (95% confidence interval).