Table 4. Interactions of race and prevalent CVD with the inflammatory markers on change in serum creatinine

VariableNonblackBlackInteraction P Value
Age-Adjusted β (95% CI)P ValueAge-Adjusted β (95% CI)P Value
logCRP (1 log mg/L)0.005 (0.003 to 0.007)<0.00050.011 (0.003 to 0.018)0.0040.056
Albumin (1 g/dl)−0.019 (−0.026 to −0.012)<0.0005−0.049 (−0.075 to −0.023)<0.00050.002
Fibrinogen (50 mg/dl)0.004 (0.002 to 0.005)<0.00050.007 (0.002 to 0.013)0.0110.105
Factor VII (10%)0.002 (0.001 to 0.002)<0.00050.006 (0.003 to 0.009)<0.0005<0.0005
WBC count (1000/mm3)0.002 (0.001 to 0.003)0.0020.003 (0.001 to 0.006)0.0120.100
Hemoglobin (1 g/dl)−0.004 (−0.006 to −0.003)<0.0005−0.005 (−0.009 to −0.001)0.0160.481
No History of CVDHistory of CVD
logCRP (1 log mg/L)0.005 (0.003 to 0.007)<0.00050.010 (0.004 to 0.016)0.0010.019
Albumin (1 g/dl)−0.017 (−0.023 to −0.011)<0.0005−0.051 (−0.072 to −0.030)<0.0005<0.0005
Fibrinogen (50 mg/dl)0.005 (0.003 to 0.006)<0.00050.006 (0.001 to 0.010)0.0120.499
Factor VII (10%)0.002 (0.001 to 0.002)<0.00050.003 (0.0005 to 0.005)0.0160.224
WBC count (1000/mm3)0.001 (0.0004 to 0.002)0.0070.003 (0.0002 to 0.005)0.0330.231
Hemoglobin (1 g/dl)−0.004 (−0.005 to −0.002)<0.0005−0.010 (−0.015 to −0.006)<0.0005<0.0005