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Table 3 Associations between disease status at baseline and all-cause mortality. The HUNT Study, Norway

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)a
Disease statuses Person-yearsb Deathsb Model 1c Model 2c
Hypothyroidism women
 No 243,950 3029 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 1598 21 0.94 (0.72–1.21) 0.92 (0.60–1.42)
 Diagnosed 19,753 256 1.06 (0.97–1.16) 1.05 (0.92–1.19)
Hypothyroidism men
 No 141,050 2518 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 291 5 0.94 (0.49–1.81) 0.63 (0.26–1.51)
 Diagnosed 2806 73 1.04 (0.88–1.25) 1.06 (0.84–1.33)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
 No 504,884 4971 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 9651 299 1.28 (1.18–1.39) 1.21 (1.08–1.37)
 Diagnosed 12,968 602 1.70 (1.60–1.80) 1.69 (1.55–1.84)
Hypertension
 No 556,423 2375 1.00 1.00
 Undetected 231,569 3523 0.88 (0.81–0.97) 0.93 (0.82–1.05)
 Diagnosed 128,959 3121 1.17 (1.07–1.28) 1.23 (1.09–1.39)
  1. aHR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval
  2. bParticipants with missing data in fully adjusted analyses were excluded
  3. cModel 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 creatinine