Table 4

Univariate Predictors of Mortality in Men

CovariateHazard Ratio95% CIp Value
CAD (CAD vs. no CAD)1.47(1.25–1.73)0.0001
NYHA (class IV vs. class III)1.80(1.43–2.26)0.0001
LVEF (per 1%)0.97(0.96–0.98)0.0001
BUN/creatinine (per 1 U)1.04(1.03–1.05)0.0001
SBP (per 1 mm Hg)0.986(0.98–0.99)0.0001
CTR (per 1 U)1.05(1.03–1.06)0.0001
QRS duration (per 1 ms)1.006(1.00–1.01)0.0001
Age (per 1 year)1.02(1.01–1.03)0.0001
BMI (per 1 kg/m2)0.96(0.95–0.97)0.0001
Diabetes (Hx vs. no Hx)1.27(1.09–1.48)0.0019
HR (beats/min)1.006(1.00–1.01)0.0430
Treatment (bucindolol vs. placebo)0.89(0.77–1.04)0.1366
Ethnicity (black vs. non-black)1.14(0.95–1.36)0.1516
Afib (presence vs. absence)1.13(0.91–1.40)0.2636

For continuous variables, the hazard ratio represents the risk of dying per 1 U increase in the covariate. Men: 2,115 total participants, 697 deaths.

Abbreviations as in Tables 1, 2, and 3.