Table 3

Stratification by self-rated health on risk factors for fatal or non-fatal myocardial infarction

Adjusted for age and sex, HR (95% CI)
HRs, outcome myocardial infarction/death in myocardial infarction, (95% CI)
Systolic blood pressureTotal cholesterolSmoker, daily cigaretteManifest diabetesBMI
Self-rated health last year poor1.014 (0.995 to 1.032)1.29 (1.0 to 1.64)2.70 (1.01 to 7.24)5.55 (2.42 to 12.68)1.01 (0.95 to 1.08)
Self-rated health last year pretty poor1.010 (1.000. to 1.020)1.41 (1.23 to 1.60)1.75 (1.12 to 2.75)1.94 (1.13 to 3.34)1.05 (1.01 to 1.09)
Self-rated health last year somewhat good1.014 (1.010 to 1.018)1.27 (1.19 to 1.35)2.90 (2.33 to 3.61)2.10 (1.64 to 2.69)1.03 (1.01 to 1.05)
Self-rated health last year pretty good1.013 (1.009 to 1.016)1.28 (1.22 to 1.35)2.29 (1.94 to 2.70)2.06 (1.65 to 2.59)1.05 (1.04 to 1.07)
Self-rated health last year very good1.014 (1.008 to 1.020)1.48 (1.37 to 1.60)3.35 (2.62 to 4.28)1.52 (0.96 to 2.39)1.04 (1.01 to 1.07)
  • V√§sterbotten Intervention Programme. Recruitment period from 1990 to 2004.

  • BMI, body mass index.