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Table 2 IR of AP by circulating TG concentration and history of hospitalization for AP

From: The association of triglyceride levels with the incidence of initial and recurrent acute pancreatitis

  AP
Total, N Cases, n Crude IR, % (95% CI) Relative risk (95% CI)
All patients
 Overall 7,119,195 5686 0.08 (0.08–0.08)  
 TGs < 2.26 mmol/L (< 200 mg/dL) 5,914,102 4111 0.07 (0.07–0.07) Reference
 TGs ≥2.26–≤5.64 mmol/L (≥200–≤500 mg/dL) 1,111,737 1194 0.11 (0.10–0.11) 1.55 (1.45–1.65)
 TGs > 5.65–≤9.94 mmol/L (> 500–≤880 mg/dL) 72,665 169 0.23 (0.20–0.27) 3.35 (2.87–3.90)
 TGs > 9.94 mmol/L (> 880 mg/dL) 20,691 212 1.02 (0.89–1.17) 14.74 (12.84–16.92)
 TGs > 11.29 mmol/L (> 1000 mg/dL) 15,281 185 1.21 (1.05–1.40) 17.42 (15.03–20.18)
No AP event in the past 12 months
 Overall 7,115,037 5169 0.07 (0.07–0.07)  
 TGs < 2.26 mmol/L (< 200 mg/dL) 5,911,134 3777 0.06 (0.06–0.07) Reference
 TGs ≥2.26–≤5.65 mmol/L (≥200–≤500 mg/dL) 1,110,849 1079 0.10 (0.09–0.10) 1.52 (1.42–1.63)
 TGs > 5.65–≤9.94 mmol/L (> 500–≤880 mg/dL) 72,541 151 0.21 (0.18–0.24) 3.26 (2.77–3.83)
 TGs > 9.94 mmol/L (> 880 mg/dL) 20,513 162 0.79 (0.68–0.92) 12.36 (10.56–14.46)
 TGs > 11.29 mmol/L (> 1000 mg/dL) 15,119 138 0.91 (0.77–1.08) 14.28 (12.05–16.93)
One AP event in the past 12 months
 Overall 3681 374 10.16 (9.1–11.2)  
 TGs < 2.26 mmol/L (< 200 mg/dL) 2657 246 9.26 (8.20–10.44) Reference
 TGs ≥2.26–≤5.65 mmol/L (≥200–≤500 mg/dL) 778 86 11.05 (8.98–13.52) 1.19 (0.93–1.53)
 TGs > 5.65–≤9.94 mmol/L (> 500–≤880 mg/dL) 105 10 9.52 (4.91–17.22) 1.03 (0.55–1.94)
 TGs > 9.94 mmol/L (> 880 mg/dL) 141 32 22.70 (16.25–30.66) 2.45 (1.70–3.54)
 TGs > 11.29 mmol/L (> 1000 mg/dL) 127 30 23.62 (16.74–32.14) 2.55 (1.75–3.73)
≥2 AP events in the past 12 months
 Overall 477 143 29.98 (25.1–34.9)  
 TGs < 2.26 mmol/L (< 200 mg/dL) 311 88 28.30 (23.43–33.71) Reference
 TGs ≥2.26–≤5.65 mmol/L (≥200–≤500 mg/dL) 110 29 26.36 (18.63–35.78) 0.93 (0.61–1.42)
 TGs > 5.65–≤9.94 mmol/L (> 500–≤880 mg/dL) 19 8 42.11 (21.12–66.03) 1.49 (0.72–3.07)
 TGs > 9.94 mmol/L (> 880 mg/dL) 37 18 48.65 (32.24–65.33) 1.72 (1.04–2.85)
 TGs > 11.29 mmol/L (> 1000 mg/dL) 35 17 48.57 (31.72–65.72) 1.72 (1.02–2.89)
  1. Abbreviations: AP acute pancreatitis, CI confidence interval, IR incidence rate, TG triglyceride