Journal of Ophthalmology / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Retinal Vessel Diameters and Their Relationship with Cardiovascular Risk and All-Cause Mortality in the Inter99 Eye Study: A 15-Year Follow-Up

Table 4

Hazard ratios for all-cause mortality in relation to retinal vessel diameters.

By tertiles (ranges in μm)Total number Central retinal artery equivalent diameter (CRAE), µm
Number of participants who died Model 1: hazard ratio (95% CI) valueModel 2: hazard ratio (95% CI) value

1st ≤ 156.6211.0 (reference)1.0 (reference)
2nd 156.6–169.8251.39 (0.7 to 2.5)0.2801.34 (0.7 to 2.4)0.338
3rd ≥ 169.8150.86 (0.4 to 1.7)0.6800.75 (0.3 to 1.5)0.431


Central retinal vein equivalent diameter (CRVE), µm

1st ≤ 242.0141.0 (reference)1.0 (reference)
2nd 242.0–260.2211.50 (0.7 to 2.9)0.2451.35 (0.6 to 2.6)0.390
3rd ≥ 260.2262.02 (1.0 to 3.8)0.0331.34 (0.6 to 2.6)0.392

Model 1 (adjusted for age, gender, and BP) and Model 2 (adjusted for age, gender, BP, and smoking).

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