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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of predictors of 1-year mortality

From: Rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: predictors of morbidity and mortality one year after presentation

  HR 95% CI P value
Penicillin adherence <80% 3.81 (1.92–7.63) 0.001
Sex (Male) 1.63 (0.96–2.77) 0.070
Heart failure at baseline 8.36 (3.28–21.31) 0.001
NYHA Class 2 0.42 (0.19–0.88) 0.020
NYHA Class 3 0.72 (0.37–1.38) 0.320
NYHA Class 4 2.16 (0.83–5.66) 0.110
Left ventricular diameter in diastole >55 mm 1.93 (1.07–3.49) 0.02
Pericardial effusion 0.5 (0.24–1.04) 0.06