Table 3. Independent predictors of 4-year mortality.
CovariateHR (95% CI)P
Age, per decade1.47 (1.29–1.67)<0.001
Hemoglobin, per 20 g/L0.77 (0.68–0.88)<0.001
Former smoker (vs never)1.21 (0.87–1.70)0.26
Current smoker (vs never)2.05 (1.28–3.31)0.003
Prior spironolactone use (vs no)2.78 (1.62–4.73)<0.001
ln NT-proBNP ng/L, per 1 log unit1.19 (1.07–1.32)0.001
ln sST2 μg/L, per 1 log unit1.38 (1.22–1.56)<0.001