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Table 2 Hazard ratios for the individual associations of hs-CRP levels and cognitive status with all-cause mortality (N = 1447)

From: Combined associations of hs-CRP and cognitive function with all-cause mortality among oldest-old adults in Chinese longevity areas: a prospective cohort study

hs-CRP (mg/L)Model 1Model 1 + cognitionModel 2Model 2 + cognitiona
Cut-off at 3.0 mg/L
 Low hs-CRP (≤3.0 mg/L)1111
 High hs-CRP (> 3.0 mg/L)1.75 (1.30, 2.37)1.67 (1.19, 2.34)1.76 (1.30, 2.37)1.64 (1.17, 2.30)
Cut-offs by quartiles
 Q1(< 0.41)1111
 Q2(0.41–1.05)1.32 (0.87, 2.01)1.36 (0.87, 2.12)1.49 (0.95, 2.35)1.47 (0.94, 2.30)
 Q3(1.06–3.05)1.24 (0.82, 1.89)1.14 (0.71, 1.83)1.40 (0.89, 2.19)1.19 (0.73, 1.92)
 Q4(≥3.06)2.20 (1.45, 3.32)2.02 (1.25, 3.26)2.39 (1.53, 3.73)2.10 (1.30, 3.39)
P for trend< 0.0010.009< 0.0010.008
Cognition groupsModel 1Model 1 + hs-CRPModel 2aModel 2 + hs-CRPa
Normal cognition1111
Cognitive impairment2.72 (1.90, 3.91)2.29 (1.63, 3.21)2.73 (1.91, 3.91)2.30 (1.64, 3.21)
  1. Model 1 adjusted for age and sex; model 2 further adjusted for education, drinking, smoking, marital status, regular exercise, medication, BMI, central obesity, self-reported history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, heart disease, stroke and cerebrovascular disease, respiratory disease and cancer
  2. aEducation was not included