Associations between cytomegalovirus (CMV) tertiles and all-cause mortality in the total Tucson Epidemiological Study of Airway Obstructive Disease population and among participants who were <55 and ≥55 years of age at enrolment

All subjects (N=783), 651 deaths<55 years (N=387), 258 deaths≥55 years (N=396), 393 deaths
HR (95% CI)p-valueHR (95% CI)p-valueHR (95% CI)p-value
Low CMV tertileRef.Ref.Ref.
Medium CMV tertile1.15 (0.94–1.40)0.1871.35 (0.99–1.85)0.0590.87 (0.66–1.14)0.299
High CMV tertile1.21 (0.98–1.49)0.0711.90 (1.38–2.61)<0.0010.86 (0.66–1.12)0.259

Cox model adjusted for sex, age, body mass index, level of education, smoking status and pack-years. Total numbers are lower than the 806 included participants because some individuals had missing information on covariates. HR: hazard ratio.