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Table 3 Hazard Ratios (HR; 95% CI) for 10-years overall mortality in 1917 outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus according to the follow-up parameters (MODEL 1)

From: Plasma triglycerides predict ten-years all-cause mortality in outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a longitudinal observational study

Model 1 B SE HR 95% CI p
    Inferior Superior
Male gender .62 .22 1.86 1.20 2.88 0.005
Age .08 .01 1.09 1.06 1.12 <0.001
Lipid-lowering drugs -.57 .24 .56 .35 .90 0.017
Triglycerides tertiles       
  - I tertile    1 - - 0.054
  - II tertile .31 .26 1.37 .82 2.30 0.233
  - III tertile .63 .26 1.87 1.12 3.13 0.016
Antidiabetic treatment       
  - Diet    1 - - 0.011
  - Biguanides -.76 .37 .47 .22 .96 0.040
  - Sulfonylureas -.74 .64 .48 .14 1.67 0.247
  - Biguanides  +  Sulfonylureas -.86 .35 .42 .21 .83 0.013
  - Insulin .11 .35 1.11 .56 2.20 0.756
  - Insulin  +  OHA -.21 .37 .81 .39 1.66 0.568
  1. In the Cox model: age, gender; tertiles of Body Mass Index; Fasting Blood Glucose, HbA1c, systolic blood pressure, serum LDL-C, HDL-C, and triglycerides mean values; antihypertensive drugs, lipid-lowering drugs, and antidiabetic treatment.