Table 4

Analysis within groups for association between coeliac disease and cardiovascular disease, within risk score category

Risk score category and cardiovascular disease statusTime at risk (years)No of participantsCasesHazard ratio (95% CI)P value
Ideal risk score:
No cardiovascular disease811 85366 84023701 (ref)
Cardiovascular disease5710479301.57 (1.09 to 2.25)0.01
Intermediate risk score:
No cardiovascular disease3 427 237291 19924 2751 (ref)
Cardiovascular disease13 97212041351.35 (1.14 to 1.60)<0.001
Poor risk score:
No cardiovascular disease454 79540 20755821 (ref)
Cardiovascular disease1107103141.03 (0.61 to 1.74)0.92
  • Adjusted for region, sex, Townsend score, education, year of birth, year of recruitment and ethnicity, age as underlying time variable. CI=confidence interval.