Table 2.

Hazard ratios (95% confidence intervals) for coronary heart disease in 3676 men according to ponderal index at birth (birth weight/length3) and taxable income in adult life

Household Income in Pounds Sterling/YearPonderal Index at Birth
≤26 kg/m3 (n = 1475)>26 kg/m3 (n = 2154)
>15,7001.001.19 (0.65 to 2.19)
15,7001.54 (0.83 to 2.87)1.42 (0.78 to 2.57)
12,4001.07 (0.51 to 2.22)1.66 (0.90 to 3.07)
10,7002.07 (1.13 to 3.79)1.44 (0.79 to 2.62)
≤84002.58 (1.45 to 4.60)1.37 (0.75 to 2.51)
P for trend<0.0010.75