Table 4.3Adjusted relative risk of first hospitalisation due to specific cardiac diseases178 (Level 2+)

Hct (%)34 to 36 (Ref)37 to 39≥40
Hb (g/dl)11.3 to 12 (Ref)12.3–13≥13.3
RR due to congestive heart failure, fluid overload or cardiomyopathy1.000.85 (95% CI 0.77 to 0.95)0.80 (95% CI 0.65 to 0.97)
RR due to ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease or circulatory system disease1.00N/S0.81 (95% CI 0.70 to 0.93)
RR due to other cardiac diseases1.00N/S0.76 (95% CI 0.62 to 0.92)

RR = relative risk; NS = not significant

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