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Table 3 Hazard ratios from the uni-variable analysis of potential risk factors in relation to premature mortality; Tehran Lipid and Glucose study (1999–2014)

From: Incidence and associated risk factors for premature death in the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study cohort, Iran

  Hazard ratio (95% CI) P value
 Sex (Female) 0.55 (0.43–0.71) < 0.001
Body mass index
 Normal Reference  
 Overweight 0.67 (0.51–0.90) 0.007
 Obese 0.66 (0.49–0.91) 0.011
Hypercholesterolemia 1.14 (0.89–1.46) 0.308
Hypertension 1.47 (1.14–1.90) 0.003
Diabetes 2.62 (2.03–3.39) < 0.001
Smoking 1.89 (1.41–2.53) < 0.001
Education
 Illiterate/primary Reference  
 Cycle/diploma 1.09 (0.83–1.44) 0.529
 Higher than diploma 0.94 (0.59–1.50) 0.797
Low physical activity 1.16 (0.88–1.54) 0.293
FH-CVD 1.45 (1.10–1.95) 0.009
Prevalent CVD 2.86 (2.08–3.92) < 0.001
  1. The analysis was performed using the Cox proportional hazards models considering the age as time scale
  2. All definitions and variables explained as footnotes for Table 2
  3. CI: confidence interval