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Table 2 The association between baseline serum choline and all-cause mortality risk

From: Association of serum choline levels and all-cause mortality risk in adults with hypertension: a nested case–control study

Choline, μg/mL Cases/controls Crude model Adjusted model
OR (95%CI) P OR (95%CI) P
Per SD increased 279/279 1.20 (1.02,1.41) 0.026 1.29(1.06–1.57) 0.010
Quartiles
 Quartile1 (< 4.00) 58/82 Reference   Reference  
 Quartile2 (4.00–8.99) 71/68 1.48 (0.92–2.37) 0.107 1.59 (0.94–2.70) 0.084
 Quartile3 (8.99–13.33) 70/69 1.43 (0.89–2.30) 0.135 1.59 (0.92–2.73) 0.094
 Quartile4 (≥ 13.33) 80/60 1.89 (1.17–3.03) 0.009 2.40 (1.37–4.20) 0.002
P for trend    0.010   0.005
Categories
 Quartile1(< 4.00) 58/82 Reference   Reference  
 Quartile2-Quartile4 (≥ 4.00) 221/197 1.59 (1.08–2.34) 0.020 1.79 (1.15–2.78) 0.010
  1. Adjusted for age, body mass index, sex, month of collecting blood samples, treatment group, smoking status, alcohol drinking, MTHFR C677T, systolic blood pressure, triglyceride, cholesterol, folic acid, uric acid, glucose, homocysteine