Table 4

Cox proportional hazards regression on purpose in life at 2004/2005 predicting T2D incidence from 2006/2007 to 2016/2017—potential mediators and confounders (N=4134)

HR95% CIP valuePPAE
Unadjusted model0.850.74 to 0.990.032
+Sociodemographic variables0.900.77 to 1.040.15433%
+Behavioural variables0.870.75 to 1.010.06613%
+Clinical variables0.930.80 to 1.090.38953%
+Sociodemographic, behavioural and clinical variables0.920.79 to 1.080.32247%
  • CI, confidence interval; HR, hazards ratio, n, number; PPAE, percentage of protective association explained; T2D, type 2 diabetes.