Table 4.

Effect of anemia versus no anemia in the fully adjusted modela

CompositeMI/Fatal CHDStrokeAll-Cause Mortality
Model without anemia-CKD interaction (main effect)
    anemia1.24 (1.01 to 1.53)1.17 (0.85 to 1.61)1.05 (0.69 to 1.59)1.45 (1.15 to 1.83)
Model with anemia-CKDinteraction
    anemia in CKD1.70 (1.24 to 2.34)1.64 (1.03 to 2.61)1.81 (0.99 to 3.29)1.88 (1.33 to 2.66)
    anemia in non-CKD1.03 (0.79 to 1.35)0.93 (0.60 to 1.43)0.71 (0.39 to 1.28)1.21 (0.89 to 1.65)
    P for anemia-CKD interactionterm0.020.070.030.06
  • a Data are presented as hazard ratios (95% confidence interval [CI]). All analyses are adjusted for age, gender, race, history of CVD, history of hypertension, LVH, smoking, alcohol use, education, systolic BP, total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, BMI, and original study.