Table 1a

Estimates of HRs (with 95% CIs) of background risk factors based on age and sex-adjusted, and fully adjusted regression models, and the Wald test p values

DeathsAge and sex-adjusted regression model*Multiple regression model†
EducationP=0.032
 Low15241.001.00
 Middle14210.86(0.78 to 0.95)0.94(0.86 to 1.03)
 High13650.70(0.64 to 0.77)0.90(0.81 to 0.99)
Has your father been diagnosed as having had myocardial infarction when he was under 60 years?P=0.082
 No35161.001.00
 Yes7941.13(1.02 to 1.25)1.10(0.99 to 1.22)
Has your mother been diagnosed as having had myocardial infarction when he was under 60 years?P=0.013
 No39181.001.00
 Yes3921.28(1.11 to 1.48)1.20(1.04 to 1.39)
Have you ever been diagnosed as having diabetes, and how is it treated?P<0.001
 No39071.001.00
 Yes, dietary counselling1841.19(0.98 to 1.44)1.16(0.96 to 1.41)
 Yes, medicine prescribed2202.24(1.92 to 2.63)2.21(1.87 to 2.60)
  • *Age and sex-adjusted model.

  • †All risk factors in table 1a, b and c, including also age, sex and the biological risk factors in figure 2, were entered in the model simultaneously.