Table 4.

Coronary Artery Calcium Progression and Development of a Cardiovascular Disease Event over 2 Years

CAC ProgressionComposite CVD Event
Unadjusted Model*Adjusted Model
OR95% CIP ValueOR95% CIP Value
No change/improvement
  • * Experienced a myocardial infarction, stroke, transient ischemic attack, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, or other heart condition within the previous 2 years.

  • Adjusted for age, sex, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, number of chronic conditions, and body mass index.

  • CAC, coronary artery calcification; CI, confidence interval; CVD, cardiovascular disease; OR, odds ratio.