Table 4.

Proportional hazard risk ratios for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality as censor variables for patients with no history CVDa

ParameterRR (95% CI)z StatisticP ValuePseudo-r2
a RR, relative risk; CI, confidence interval; LVM, left ventricular mass; NS, not significant.
All cause
 age (yr)1.08 (1.02–1.14)2.700.00690.1450
 Δ LVM (10% decrease)0.69 (0.52–0.83)2.390.01820.1141
χ2 = 18.5; P = 0.00012; pseudo r2 = 0.2992
Cardiovascular
 Δ LVM (10% decrease)0.52 (0.23–0.75)2.380.02040.1167
 age (yr)1.63NS
χ2 = 5.80; P = 0.0204; pseudo r2 = 0.1167