Table 3.

HRs for death/HF as determined by IL-6, MCP-1, and NT-proBNP.1

Time since presentationHR relative to IL-6 ≤6.4 ng/L95% CIP value
IL-6Model 16 months4.591.68–12.500.003
2 years4.352.08–9.09<0.001
8 years3.111.98–4.88<0.001
Model 26 months3.791.28–11.190.016
2 years3.271.48–7.200.003
8 years2.571.58–4.19<0.001
HR relative to MCP-1 ≤156 ng/L
MCP-1Model 16 months2.651.22–5.770.014
2 years1.921.11–3.310.019
8 years1.581.07–2.330.023
Model 26 months2.701.23–5.950.014
2 years2.271.28–4.030.005
8 years1.741.17–2.590.006
HR relative to NT-proBNP ≤183 ng/L
NT-proBNPModel 16 months3.451.32–9.040.012
2 years3.871.80–8.30<0.001
8 years3.191.97–5.17<0.001
Model 26 months2.150.80–5.730.128
2 years2.661.23–5.780.013
8 years2.641.61–4.33<0.001