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Table 2 Predictors of all-cause mortality and heart transplantation risk by uni- and multivariate Cox proportional hazards

From: A novel risk model for mortality and hospitalization following cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy: the alpha-score

VariablesUnivariateMultivariate
HR(95% CI)P-valueHR(95% CI)P-value
Age0.996(0.977–1.015)0.667  
gender(male)1.715(1.072–2.743)0.024  
Non-LBBB2.142(1.412–3.248)< 0.0011.718(1.128–2.616)0.012
Type of device (CRT-D)1.489(0.980–2.260)0.062  
Atrial Fibrillation1.748(1.070–2.858)0.026  
NYHA function class IV2.356(1.455–3.817)< 0.0011.663(1.020–2.712)0.042
AST1.018(1.005–1.030)0.005  
HS-CRP1.107(1.060–1.156)< 0.0011.065(1.018–1.114)0.006
NT-proBNP per1001.029(1.021–1.037)< 0.0011.018(1.008–1.029)< 0.001
Big Endothelin-11.778(1.256–2.515)< 0.001  
Creatinine
Uric acid
1.008(1.003–1.013)
1.001(1.000–1.003)
0.002
0.063
  
LA1.085(1.054–1.116)< 0.0011.052(1.018–1.087)0.002
LVEDD1.029(1.010–1.048)0.003  
  1. Abbreviations as Table 1