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Table 4 Association between red cell distribution width and waist-hip ratio, and illicit drug use

From: Association of red cell distribution width with all-cause and cardiovascular-specific mortality in African American and white adults: a prospective cohort study

Characteristics Betaa 95% CI Betab 95% CI
Overall population
 WHR 0.3 0.02, 0.5 1.4 0.2, 2.5
 Marijuana use
  No Ref   Ref  
  Yes − 0.2 − 0.4, − 0.01 − 0.3 − 0.5, − 0.03
 Current cocaine use
  No Ref   Ref  
  Yes − 0.3 − 0.6, − 0.02 − 0.4 − 0.7, − 0.02
Stratified analysis by sex
 Men
  WHR 1.0 − 0.1, 2 0.3 − 1.4, 2.1
  Marijuana use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.04 − 0.2, 0.2 − 0.002 − 0.3, 0.3
  Current cocaine use     
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.02 − 0.3, 0.3 − 0.1 − 0.5, 0.3
 Women
  WHR 0.2 − 0.1, 0.5 1.6 0.1, 3.2
  Marijuana use     
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.3 − 0.7, − 0.01 − 0.6 − 1.0, − 0.2
  Current cocaine use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.6 − 1.1, − 0.1 − 0.6 − 1.2, − 0.1
Stratified analysis by race
 African American
  WHR 2.5 1.2, 3.7 1.6 − 0.1, 3.4
  Marijuana use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.2 − 0.5, 0.03 − 0.3 − 0.6, 0.03
  Current cocaine use     
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.3 − 0.7, 0.1 − 0.3 − 0.8, 0.1
 White
  WHR 0.1 − 0.1, 0.3 0.6 − 0.7, 2.0
  Marijuana use     
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.1 − 0.4, 0.2 − 0.2 − 0.5, 0.2
  Current cocaine use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.3 − 0.6, 0.1 − 0.4 − 0.9, 0.1
Stratified analysis by poverty status
 Below poverty
  WHR 1.8 0.4, 3.2 0.3 − 1.5, 2.1
  Marijuana use     
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.3 − 0.6, 0.1 − 0.3 − 0.7, 0.1
  Current cocaine use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.5 − 0.9, − 0.1 − 0.6 − 1.1, − 0.1
 Above poverty
  WHR 0.2 − 0.03, 0.4 2.1 0.7, 3.6
  Marijuana use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes − 0.1 − 0.4, 0.1 − 0.3 − 0.6, 0.05
  Current cocaine use
   No Ref   Ref  
   Yes 0.01 − 0.4, 0.4 0.03 − 0.5, 0.5
  1. CI confidence interval, WHR waist-hip ratio
  2. aAdjusted for age, sex, race, and poverty status
  3. bFull model adjusted for age, sex, race, poverty status, current cigarette smoking, body mass index, diagnosis of hypertension, diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, low density lipoprotein cholesterol, estimated glomerular filtration rate, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein