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Table 4 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 2)

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

Model 2 B SE HR 95% CI p
    Inferior Superior
Male gender .68 .23 1.97 1.27 3.08 0.003
Age .09 .01 1.09 1.06 1.12 <0.001
Lipid- lowering drugs -.57 .24 .56 .35 .91 0.019
Triglycerides ADA categories       
  - Satisfying criteria    1    0.025
  - Partially satisfying criteria .72 .30 2.05 1.14 3.68 0.017
  - Not satisfying criteria .55 .24 1.73 1.08 2.77 0.022
Antidiabetic treatment       
  - Diet    1    0.006
  - Biguanides -.79 .38 .45 .22 .96 0.038
  - Sulfonylureas -.73 .64 .48 .14 1.68 0.253
  - Biguanides+Sulfonylureas -.86 .35 .42 .21 .84 0.014
  - Insulin .17 .35 1.18 .60 2.33 0.630
  - Insulin+OHA -.18 .37 .84 .41 1.72 0.631
  1. In the Cox model: age, gender; HbA1c, blood pressure values; serum LDL-C, HDL-C and triglycerides categorized by ADA criteria; antihypertensive drugs, lipid-lowering drugs, antidiabetic treatment.