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Table 3 Comparison of prognosis value among WHtR, WC and BMI in Model 2

From: Waist to height ratio is associated with an increased risk of mortality in Chinese patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Covariates All-cause death Cardiovascular death Non-cardiovascular death Heart failure rehospitalization
HR (95% CI) p HR (95% CI) p HR (95% CI) p HR (95% CI) p
WHtR         
 < 0.5 1.00 (ref)   1.00 (ref)   1.00 (ref)   1.00 (ref)  
 ≥ 0.5 1.91 (1.06–3.45) 0.032 2.58 (1.01–6.67) 0.048 1.51 (0.71–3.22) 0.285 3.04 (1.26–7.31) 0.013
BMI (kg/m2)         
 < 18.5 1.00 (ref)   1.00 (ref)   1.00 (ref)   1.00 (ref)  
18.5–23.9 0.64 (0.35–1.16) 0.138 0.53 (0.19–1.51) 0.237 0.58 (0.28–1.21) 0.149 0.42 (0.17–1.02) 0.054
24.0–27.9 0.28 (0.14–0.54)  < 0.001 0.21 (0.07–0.63) 0.006 0.28 (0.12–0.64) 0.003 0.29 (0.11–0.77) 0.013
 ≥ 28 0.40 (0.16–0.96) 0.041 0.16 (0.03–0.74) 0.019 0.56 (0.19–1.70) 0.305 0.28 (0.08–1.07) 0.063
WC (cm) 1.00 (0.98–1.03) 0.996 1.00 (0.96–1.04) 0.980 1.00 (0.97–1.04) 0.869 0.98 (0.95–1.02) 0.344
  1. WHtR, waist to height ratio; BMI, body mass index; HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval