Table 2

Multivariate Nominal Logistic Regression for Independent Prediction of Anemia

Baseline VariableOdds Ratio (95% CI)p Value
BNP >325 pg/ml4.38 (2.67–7.41)<0.0001
eGFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m23.04 (1.97–4.72)<0.0001
Diabetes mellitus2.14 (1.39–3.28)0.0005
LVEF <30%0.81 (0.70–0.92)0.0015
Mean corpuscular volume ≤90 fl1.85 (1.22–2.78)0.004
Male1.62 (1.02–2.63)0.047
Age >65 yrs1.20 (0.78–1.86)0.41
Hypertension0.83 (0.55–1.26)0.39
LA area >25 cm21.03 (0.66–1.59)0.91

BNP = B-type natriuretic peptide; CI = confidence interval; eGFR = estimated glomerular filtration rate; LA = left atrial; LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction.