Table 4.

Adjusted association of cystatin C with cause-specific mortality rates

Fourth Quartile Cystatin C (>1.22) versus First Quartile (<0.93)Fourth Quartile eGFR <60.17) versus First Quartile (>81.4)
HR (95% CI)aP ValueHR (95% CI)aP Value
Dementia1.01 (0.58 to 1.75)0.9781.09 (0.63 to 1.91)0.754
Pulmonary disease2.67 (1.21 to 5.89)0.0150.73 (0.38 to 1.38)0.327
Infection4.65 (2.03 to 10.63)<0.0012.07 (1.04 to 4.12)0.039
Cancer1.79 (1.33 to 2.42)<0.0011.30 (0.97 to 1.74)0.081
Other2.71 (1.69 to 4.35)<0.0012.25 (1.39 to 3.65)0.001
  • a Adjusted for age, race, and gender.