Table 2.

Unadjusted and multivariate Cox hazards model for hepatocellular carcinoma in a community cohort for 8 y in A-Lein, Taiwan, 1997-2004

All participants (N = 5929)
Unadjusted Cox ModelMultivariate Cox Model
VariablesHR (95% CI)HR (95% CI)
Gender (male vs. female)3.3 (2.2-5.0)*3.3 (2.0-5.0)*
Age (≥65 vs. < 65 y)3.7 (2.6-5.4)*3.8 (2.6-5.6)*
HBsAg(+)2.1 (1.3-3.2)*12.6 (6.4-25.0)*
Anti-HCV(+)6.7 (4.6-9.8)*18.8 (10.3-34.2)*
Coinfection5.4 (3.0-9.9)*25.9 (11.8-57.0)*
Type 2 diabetes before study3.2 (2.0-4.9)*2.7 (1.7-4.3)*
BMI (≥30 vs. <30)1.4 (0.8-2.3)1.7 (1.02-2.8)
Smoking habit2.0 (1.3-3.0)*1.0 (0.6-1.6)
Frequent alcohol consumption2.1 (1.1-3.9)1.2 (0.6-2.3)
  • * P < 0.001.

  • P < 0.05.