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# Table 4 Contributions of each covariate in sex difference in incident stroke among hypertensive populations (multiple variable analysis)

Independent variables in Cox proportional hazard models | HR of sex (95% CI) | Percentage of sex difference accounted |
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All stroke | ||

Sex (base model) | 0.55 (0.46–0.66) | |

Variables in above model+Age | 0.58 (0.49–0.70) | 6.67% |

Variables in above model+SBP | 0.52 (0.43–0.62) | −6.67% |

Variables in above model+BMI | 0.52 (0.44–0.62) | −6.67% |

Variables in above model+Baseline LDL-C | 0.50 (0.42–0.60) | −11.11% |

Variables in above model+Smoking | 0.52 (0.43–0.63) | −6.67% |

Variables in above model+Drinking | 0.49 (0.39–0.60) | −13.33% |

Variables in above model+Antihypertensive drugs | 0.48 (0.39–0.59) | −15.56% |

Variables in above model+Education degree | 0.44 (0.35–0.55) | −24.44% |

Variables in above model+Physical activity | 0.44 (0.35–0.55) | −24.44% |

Ischemic stroke | ||

Sex (base model) | 0.48 (0.38–0.61) | |

Variables in above model+Age | 0.51 (0.41–0.64) | 5.77% |

Variables in above model+SBP | 0.46 (0.37–0.58) | −3.85% |

Variables in above model+BMI | 0.46 (0.36–0.58) | − 3.85% |

Variables in above model+Baseline LDL-C | 0.43 (0.34–0.54) | −9.62% |

Variables in above model+Smoking | 0.49 (0.38–0.63) | 1.92% |

Variables in above model+Drinking | 0.46 (0.35–0.60) | −3.85% |

Variables in above model+Antihypertensive drugs | 0.45 (0.34–0.59) | −5.77% |

Variables in above model+Education degree | 0.43 (0.32–0.56) | −9.62% |

Variables in above model+Physical activity | 0.43 (0.32–0.57) | −9.62% |

Hemorrhagic stroke | ||

Sex (base model) | 0.64 (0.48–0.86) | |

Variables in above model+Age | 0.67 (0.50–0.89) | 8.33% |

Variables in above model+SBP | 0.57 (0.43–0.77) | −19.44% |

Variables in above model+BMI | 0.58 (0.44–0.78) | −16.67% |

Variables in above model+Baseline LDL-C | 0.59 (0.44–0.79) | −13.89% |

Variables in above model+Smoking | 0.50 (0.36–0.69) | −38.89% |

Variables in above model+Drinking | 0.48 (0.34–0.69) | −44.44% |

Variables in above model+Antihypertensive drugs | 0.47 (0.33–0.67) | −47.22% |

Variables in above model+Education degree | 0.41 (0.29–0.59) | −63.89% |

Variables in above model+Physical activity | 0.41 (0.28–0.58) | − 63.89% |