Table 4

Relationship between CK18 IgG antibody levels and absolute 10 year risk of a cardiovascular event

Risk quartiles (%)
0–2526–5051–7576–100
CK18 IgG levels are shown as median values (interquartile range). There is a significant relationship between absolute cardiovascular risk quartiles and CK18 IgG antibody levels: p = 0.01 (Cusick’s test for trend).
Absolute risk0–6.16.2–1313.1–23.523.6–45.4
Number16171717
CK18 IgG27.8 (16.7–43.6)34.9 (17.5–51.5)35.0 (18.6–69.7)57.9 (29.5–73.2)