Table 3

HRs for all outcomes per 1 kg/m2 higher BMI at mean ages 21 and 50 years

OutcomeBMI-21BMI-50
NHR (95% CI)p ValueNHR (95% CI)p Value
Diabetes48421.06 (1.04 to 1.09)<0.00148421.21 (1.18 to 1.24)<0.001
MI48420.99 (0.97 to 1.02)0.6348421.06 (1.04 to 1.08)<0.001
Stroke48420.99 (0.96 to 1.02)0.4848421.04 (1.01 to 1.07)0.010
Fatal MI48421.01 (0.98 to 1.04)0.3548421.07 (1.04 to 1.10)<0.001
Fatal stroke48420.97 (0.92 to 1.03)0.2948421.02 (0.97 to 1.07)0.45
  • HR for the effect of a 1 kg/m2 increase in BMI, adjusted for age, smoking at 50 years of age and town (fixed effect).

  • BMI, body mass index; MI, myocardial infarction; N, total number of participants.