Table 5.

HR of all-cause death for the categories of the entire spectrum of serum LDL in 1418 MHD patients who were observed for up to 3 yra

LDL (mg/dl)All-Cause Mortality
UnadjustedCase-Mix AdjustedMICS Adjusted
HR (95% CI)PHR (95% CI)PHR (95% CI)P
<401.76 (1.22 to 2.53)0.00241.99 (1.37 to 2.9)0.00031.94 (1.32 to 2.85)0.0007
≥40 and <701.42 (1.08 to 1.87)0.011.50 (1.14 to 1.99)0.0041.28 (0.96 to 1.70)0.08
≥70 and <100 (base)1.00NA1.00NA1.00NA
≥100 and <1301.27 (0.90 to 1.80)0.181.25 (0.87 to 1.78)0.221.16 (0.81 to 1.66)0.4
≥1300.78 (0.43 to 1.43)0.40.72 (0.39 to 1.32)0.30.67 (0.36 to 1.24)0.20
  • a CI, confidence interval; HR, hazard ratio; MICS, malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome.\