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Research Article

The Association of Chronic Kidney Disease and Metabolic Syndrome with Incident Cardiovascular Events: Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Table 3

Estimates of multiplicative and additive interaction (95% confidence interval, CI) controlling for covariates.

CKD × MetS
ParametersEstimate95% CIP-value

0.48−0.23, 1.280.2
RERI2.730.57, 4.850.02
AP0.490.24, 0.74
SI2.491.24, 4.98

CKD: chronic kidney disease; MetS: metabolic syndrome; : parameter estimate of CKD × MetS testing for multiplicative interaction; RERI: relative excess risk due to additive interaction; AP: attributable portion; SI: synergy index are measures testing for additive interaction.

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