Table 4

Univariate and multivariate-adjusted HRs with 95% CIs of risk of death among patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA) and myocardial infarction (MI) in southern Sweden

Univariate analysisMultivariate analyses
Predictors Patients (n) Unadjusted HR Model 1* Model 2† Model 3‡
MI after diagnosis of GCA§1022.81 (2.17 to 3.63)2.71 (2.01 to 3.34)2.71 (2.09 to 3.52)2.07 (1.59 to 2.69)
MI prior to diagnosis of GCA471.88 (1.25 to 2.83)1.55 (1.02 to 2.34)1.53 (1 to 2.34)1.29 (0.85 to 1.96)
Female sex8130.95 (0.79 to 1.15)NI0.98 (0.81 to 1.19)0.89 (0.73 to 1.08)
Age at diagnosis of GCA11341.11 (1.1 to 1.13)NINI1.11 (1.09 to 1.12)
  • *Adjusted for previous MI.

  • †Adjusted for previous MI and sex.

  • ‡Adjusted for previous MI, sex and age.

  • §Time dependent covariate.

  • NI, not included.