Table 4

 Adjusted hazard ratios of mortality (all cause, cardiovascular disease, and other causes) by race specific categories of neighbourhood summary score, the cardiovascular health study, 1989–1998

Neighbourhood groupHazard ratios (95% CI)
All causeCardiovascular diseaseOther causes
Adjusted for age and sexAdjusted for age, sex, income, education, and occupation*Adjusted for age and sexAdjusted for age, sex, income, education, and occupationAdjusted for age and sexAdjusted for age, sex, income, education, and occupation
*Adjusted for the six income categories, five educational categories, and five occupational categories described in the Methods section.
White people
1 (Low)1.4 (1.2 to 1.6)1.2 (1.0 to 1.4)1.9 (1.5 to 2.4)1.5 (1.2 to 1.9)1.2 (1.0 to 1.4)1.0 (0.8 to 1.3)
21.1 (1.0 to 1.3)1.0 (0.9 to 1.2)1.4 (1.1 to 1.8)1.2 (1.0 to 1.6)1.0 (0.8 to 1.2)0.9 (0.7 to 1.1)
3 (High)1.01.01.01.01.01.0
p Value for trend<0.00010.02<0.00010.0010.110.8
African Americans
1 (Low)1.4 (1.0 to 2.1)1.3 (0.9 to 1.9)1.5 (0.9 to 2.7)1.2 (0.7 to 2.2)1.3 (0.8 to 2.3)1.4 (0.8 to 2.4)
21.5 (1.0 to 2.2)1.5 (1.0 to 2.2)1.8 (1.1 to 3.0)1.7 (1.0 to 2.8)1.3 (0.7 to 2.1)1.4 (0.8 to 2.4)
3 (High)1.01.01.01.01.01.0
p Value for trend0.080.20.20.50.30.3