|DD Change Category||Number of Events/Number at Risk||Age- and Sex-Adjusted HR (95% CI)||p Value||Multivariate-Adjusted∗ HR (95% CI)||p Value|
|Normal or regressors||29/1,275||Referent||Referent|
|Stable DD or progressors||15/234||2.14 (1.06–4.32)||0.03||1.81 (0.87–3.79)||0.11|
CVD = cardiovascular disease; HR = hazard ratio; other abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 3.
↵∗ Multivariate model was adjusted for age, sex, systolic blood pressure, body mass index, diabetes, hypertension treatment status, smoking, heart rate, ln (triglycerides), and total/HDL cholesterol.