Table 4.

Cox proportional hazard models for overall and cardiovascular mortality based on ANP and BNPa

ModelHazard Ratio95% CIP
aFactors that did not contribute significantly to the models may be deducted from the description of the multivariable strategy adopted in this study (see Statistical Analyses section).
Cox proportional hazard model for overall mortality
ANP-based model
ln ANP2.391.59-3.590.00001
Kt/V0.220.09-0.560.001
age1.031.01-1.050.006
ln albumin0.040.004-0.440.008
ln cholesterol4.501.43-14.130.01
diabetes mellitus2.101.13-3.870.02
BNP-based model
ln BNP1.931.45-2.570.00001
Kt/V0.240.10-0.590.002
ln cholesterol5.331.75-16.250.003
age1.031.01-1.050.006
ln albumin0.040.004-0.410.006
diabetes mellitus2.341.22-4.500.01
systolic pressure0.990.97-1.000.02
Cox proportional hazard model for cardiovascular mortality
ANP-based model
calcium2.411.39-4.160.002
Kt/V0.110.03-0.450.002
ln ANP2.131.29-3.520.003
age1.041.01-1.070.009
BNP-based model
ln BNP1.711.23-2.380.001
calcium2.331.36-3.990.002
Kt/V0.120.03-0.470.002
age1.041.01-1.070.009