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Table 4 Associations between disease status and all-cause mortality in participants attending both HUNT2 (1995–97) and HUNT3 (2006–08)

From: Mortality in persons with undetected and diagnosed hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and hypothyroidism, compared with persons without corresponding disease - a prospective cohort study; The HUNT Study, Norway

  HR (95% CI)
Disease statuses Person-yearsa Deathsa Model 1b Model 2b
Hypothyroidism women
 No 145,398 591 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 2219 6 0.94 (0.57–1.54) 0.55 (0.25–1.23)
 Diagnosed during follow-up 16,201 50 1.09 (0.87–1.36) 0.98 (0.73–1.31)
 Diagnosed baseline 10,142 51 1.30 (1.04–1.61) 1.27 (0.95–1.69)
Hypothyroidism men
 No 78,193 543 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 966 10 0.78 (0.46–1.30) 0.68 (0.36–1.28)
 Diagnosed during follow-up 4081 33 1.00 (0.72–1.37) 1.09 (0.77–1.56)
 Diagnosed baseline 1060 13 1.10 (0.67–1.80) 1.27 (0.73–2.21)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
 No 205,330 830 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 9272 97 1.62 (1.36–1.94) 1.60 (1.30–1.98)
 Diagnosed during follow-up 20,018 173 1.33 (1.16–1.52) 1.29 (1.09–1.53)
 Diagnosed baseline 6129 91 1.84 (1.55–2.19) 1.96 (1.57–2.44)
Hypertension
 No 292,257 594 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 101,212 417 0.96 (0.86–1.06) 0.95 (0.84–1.08)
 Diagnosed during follow-up 85,004 597 1.12 (1.01–1.24) 1.16 (1.03–1–30)
 Diagnosed baseline 59,097 588 1.28 (1.16–1.42) 1.32 (1.17–1.49)
  1. HUNT The HUNT Study, HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aParticipants with missing data in fully adjusted analyses excluded
  3. bModel 1; adjusted for age. Model 2; Model 1 + sex, body mass index, smoking status, educational level, long term limiting illness, physical activity, serum cholesterol, and serum creatinine