Table 6

Multivariate Predictors of Mortality in Men

CovariateHazard Ratio95% CIp Value
BUN/creatinine (per 1 U)1.02(1.015–1.03)0.0001
CTR (per 1 U)1.03(1.02–1.05)0.0001
Age (per 1 year)1.02(1.01–1.023)0.0004
CAD (CAD vs. no CAD)1.33(1.12–1.59)0.0015
BMI (per 1 kg/m2)0.98(0.96–0.99)0.0026
SBP (per 1 mm Hg)0.99(0.988–1.00)0.0033
HR (beats/min)1.01(1.00–1.02)0.0054
Diabetes (Hx vs. no Hx)1.25(1.06–1.47)0.0081
LVEF (per 1%)0.99(0.98–1.00)0.0225
QRS duration (per 1 ms)1.002(1.00–1.01)0.0381
Treatment (bucindolol vs. placebo)0.85(0.73–0.99)0.0386

For continuous variables, the hazard ratio represents the risk of dying per 1 U increase in the covariate. Final model based on 2,035 participants, 676 deaths.

Abbreviations as in Tables 1, 2, and 3.