Table 3. Multivariable Cox regression models of all-cause death and cardiovascular death (N = 70,028)a

CharacteristicAll-Cause DeathCardiovascular Death
Hazard Ratio95% CIHazard Ratio95% CI
a BMI, body-mass index; UCr, urinary creatinine. Normal BMI indicates 18.5 to 24.9 kg/m2; high BMI, ≥25 kg/m2.
Body composition group
    normal BMI and UCr >0.55 g/dReferenceReference
    high BMI and UCr >0.55 g/d0.850.83 to 0.870.890.86 to 0.93
    high BMI and UCr ≤0.55 g/d1.141.10 to 1.181.191.13 to 1.26
    normal BMI and UCr ≤.55 g/d1.241.20 to 1.291.281.22 to 1.34
Age (per 10 yr older)1.341.33 to 1.361.331.31 to 1.36
Male gender1.091.06 to 1.111.111.07 to 1.14
Race
    African American versus white0.820.79 to 0.840.810.77 to 0.84
    other versus white0.800.76 to 0.830.810.76 to 0.86
Medicare insurance1.141.10 to 1.171.191.14 to 1.25
Diabetes as cause of renal failure1.051.02 to 1.071.121.08 to 1.15
Coronary artery disease1.141.1.1 to 1.171.281.23 to 1.32
Heart failure1.231.20 to 1.261.371.32 to 1.42
Cerebrovascular accident1.131.09 to 1.171.121.08 to 1.15
Peripheral vascular disease1.111.08 to 1.141.161.11 to 1.20
Lung disease1.171.13 to 1.221.111.06 to 1.17
AIDS2.752.40 to 3.151.541.18 to 2.00
Current smoker1.051.00 to 1.110.970.90 to 1.05
Cancer1.311.26 to 1.370.980.91 to 1.05
Requires assistance to transfer1.341.23 to 1.451.231.10 to 1.38
Requires assistance to ambulate1.401.33 to 1.471.381.29 to 1.48
Serum albumin (per 1.0 g/dl higher)0.780.76 to 0.790.840.82 to 0.86