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Table 3 Subgroup analysis of statin therapy duration and recent statin use

From: Association between statin treatment and new-onset diabetes mellitus: a population based case–control study

  Model 1*
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Model 2**
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
No statin use 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
Cumulative duration < 6 months
 Recent use within 6 months*** 2.04 (1.69,2.47) 1.48 (1.21,1.82)
 No recent use 1.17 (0.95,1.43) 0.82 (0.65,1.02)
Cumulative duration ≥ than 6 months
 Recent use within 6 months*** 1.41 (1.23,1.61) 1.0 (0.87,1.15)
 No recent use 1.15 (0.82,1.62) 0.86 (0.61,1.23)
  1. *Model 1 was adjusted for age and sex
  2. **Model 2 was adjusted for age, sex, drinking, smoking, regular exercise, body mass index, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, triglyceride, waist circumference and hypertension
  3. ***Recent use was defined as the presence of statin prescription within 6 months of outcome