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Table 2 Unadjusted cumulative cardiovascular and overall mortality according to YKL-40 levels and UACR above and below median at baseline in a representative group of the general population without diabetes, hypertension or CVD
YKL-40 - an emerging biomarker in cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Cardiovascular mortality*, %
Overall mortality*, %
YKL-40 < median, UACR ≤ median
YKL-40 > median, UACR ≤ median
YKL-40 ≤ median, UACR > median
YKL-40 > median, UACR > median
*p < 0.0001 for all comparisons.
N = 389, cardiovascular mortality events = 13, overall mortality events = 44.
Median value of YKL-40, 59.5 ng/ml, median value of UACR, 7 mg/g.
Abbreviation: UACR, urinany albumin/creatinine ratio.
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