Table 4

Elevated hs-cTnT and Events

Visit 2 SBPVisit 2 DBPCross-Sectional Analysis for Elevated hs-cTnT (≥14 ng/l)Prospective Proportional Hazards Analysis for Incident Outcomes
n/NAdjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI)p Valuen/NAdjusted CHD HR§ (95% CI)p Valuen/NAdjusted Mortality HR§ (95% CI)p Value
<120 mm Hg<60 mm Hg26/9571.16 (0.47–2.86)0.74130/9571.05 (0.71–1.54)0.81281/9571.23 (0.89–1.70)0.22
60–79 mm Hg109/4,8910.86 (0.40–1.88)0.71637/4,8910.97 (0.69–1.36)0.851,061/4,8911.07 (0.79–1.45)0.66
80–89 mm Hg9/2271.00 (reference)37/2271.00 (reference)45/2271.00 (reference)
≥90 mm Hg0/70/71/70.91 (0.12–6.60)0.94
120–139 mm Hg<60 mm Hg9/1012.49 (1.06–5.84)0.0326/1011.71 (1.11–2.63)0.0149/1011.25 (0.91–1.71)0.17
60–79 mm Hg98/2,5070.90 (0.59–1.36)0.61497/2,5051.17 (0.97–1.40)0.09800/2,5050.99 (0.85–1.14)0.85
80–89 mm Hg41/1,0331.00 (reference)176/1,0331.00 (reference)275/1,0331.00 (reference)
≥90 mm Hg7/1441.15 (0.50–2.64)0.7531/1441.19 (0.81–1.75)0.3637/1441.00 (0.71–1.41)0.99
≥140 mm Hg<60 mm Hg4/291.45 (0.38–5.53)0.599/291.46 (0.73–2.92)0.2915/290.97 (0.57–1.65)0.90
60–79 mm Hg57/5790.94 (0.60–1.46)0.77165/5791.31 (1.03–1.66)0.03298/5791.02 (0.86–1.21)0.78
80–89 mm Hg52/6421.00 (reference)137/6421.00 (reference)277/6421.00 (reference)
≥90 mm Hg43/4480.87 (0.54–1.41)0.5898/4481.02 (0.78–1.33)0.89200/4481.02 (0.85–1.24)0.81

Significant values are indicated in bold.

Abbreviations as in Tables 1, 2, and 3.

  • According to DBP level, after stratification by SBP.

  • Adjusted for same variables as in Table 2, except for SBP.

  • Logistic model for cross-sectional association between DBP and baseline elevated hs-cTnT.

  • § Cox model for prospective association between DBP and incident events.