Association between haemoglobin concentrations and all cause mortality in older, community dwelling women with disabilities*

Haemoglobin (g/l)Adjusted hazard ratio (95% CI)†
*CI defined in glossary.
†Adjusted for age, race, education, smoking status, drinking habits, coronary heart disease, peripheral artery disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, diabetes mellitus, chronic obstructive or restrictive pulmonary disease, lower extremity osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, hip fracture, cancer, calculated creatinine clearance, FEV1, ankle-arm index, thyroid stimulating hormone, serum albumin, total serum cholesterol, serum interleukin-6, body mass index, comorbidity index, Mini-Mental State Examination score, short Geriatric Depression Scale score, difficulty performing basic activities of daily living, and lower extremity Short Physical Performance Battery score.
802.3 (1.3 to 4.0)
901.8 (1.2 to 2.8)
1001.5 (1.1 to 2.0)
1101.2 (1.1 to 1.4)
1151.1 (1.0 to 1.2)
1201.0 (reference group)
1300.82 (0.71 to 0.94)
1400.74 (0.59 to 0.92)
1500.79 (0.55 to 1.1)
1601.0 (0.48 to 2.1)