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Table 4 Adjusted HRs for patients followed longer than 12 months in the matched cohort

From: Increased risk of ischemic stroke in patients with burn injury: a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan

Variables Hazard ratio 95 % confidence interval P-value
Burn injury 1.54 1.11–2.13 0.009
Male 1.39 1.31–1.46 <0.001
Patient age 1.07 1.06–1.07 <0.001
Socioeconomic status    
 Low 1 -- --
 Moderate 0.71 0.67–0.76 <0.001
 High 0.42 0.35–0.51 <0.001
Urbanization level    
 Urban 1 -- --
 Suburban 1.12 1.04–1.21 0.003
 Rural 1.37 1.27–1.48 <0.001
Charlson Comorbidity Index    
 0 1 -- --
 1 1.31 1.22–1.41 <0.001
 ≥2 1.57 1.45–1.69 <0.001
Diabetes 1.76 1.65–1.87 <0.001
Hypertension 1.65 1.55–1.75 <0.001
Coronary artery disease 0.97 0.91–1.04 0.394
Hyperlipidemia 0.97 0.91–1.04 0.420
History of alcohol intoxication 1.41 1.15–1.73 0.001
Malignancies 0.84 0.71–1.00 0.054
Heart failure 1.18 1.03–1.36 0.018
Atrial fibrillation 1.28 1.03–1.60 0.027
Smoking 1.16 0.43–3.09 0.769
Peripheral artery disease 1.09 0.91–1.31 0.331
  1. p-Values less than 0.05 are presented as bold type