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Table 2 Multivariable Cox proportional hazards model: Predictors of hypertension

From: Incidence and risk of hypertension in patients newly treated for multiple myeloma: a retrospective cohort study

Predictor Level HR (95% CI) p-value
Patient cohort (reference: non-MM patients) MM patients 1.30 (1.22, 1.37) <0.0001
Age (reference: 18–54 years) 55–64 years 1.82
(1.69, 1.97)
<0.0001
65–74 years 2.55
(2.36, 2.76)
<0.0001
75+ years 2.88
(2.66, 3.11)
<0.0001
Comorbidities at baseline (yes vs. no) Ischemic heart disease 1.29 (1.20, 1.40) <0.0001
Renal failure 1.43 (1.27, 1.61) <0.0001
Diabetes mellitus 1.72 (1.59, 1.86) <0.0001
Hyperlipidemia 1.16 (1.07,1.26) <0.0001
CCI (reference: low [0]) Mild (1,2) 1.11 (1.03, 1.20) <0.01
  1. CCI Charlson comorbidity index, HR hazard ratio, MM multiple myeloma