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Table 2 Association between CVD and inflammatory arthritis, diabetes and osteoarthritis

From: Cardiovascular disease prevalence in patients with inflammatory arthritis, diabetes mellitus and osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study in primary care

  Controls IA DM OA
Model 1 1.0 2.1 (1.7-2.7)* 3.7 (3.5-4.0)* 1.9 (1.6-2.2)*
Model 2 1.0 1.6 (1.3-2.0)* 1.8 (1.6-1.9)* 0.9 (0.8-1.0)
Model 3 1.0 1.5 (1.2-1.9)* 1.3 (1.2-1.4)* 0.8 (0.7-1.0)*
  1. * p <0.001 Results as odds ratios (95%-confidence interval) DM, diabetes mellitus; IA, inflammatory arthritis; OA, knee and/or hip osteoarthritis.
  2. Model 1: Unadjusted for risk factors.
  3. Model 2: Model 1 adjusted for age and gender.
  4. Model 3: Model 1 adjusted for age, gender, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia.