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Table 2 Association of LT3S and NT-proBNP with risk of death

From: Combined use of low T3 syndrome and NT-proBNP as predictors for death in patients with acute decompensated heart failure

  In-hospital death One year all-cause death
  HR(95 % CI) P value HR(95 % CI) P value
LT3S
  Unadjusted 3.382(1.548–7.389) 0.002 3.554(2.399–5.265) < 0.001
  Modela 1.872(0.813–4.309) 0.140 1.928(1.264–2.941) 0.002
  Modela + Log (NT-proBNP) 1.583(0.676–3.708) 0.290 1.845 (1.206–2.823) 0.005
Log (NT-proBNP)
  Unadjusted 2.861(1.744–4.692) < 0.001 2.572(2.017–3.280) < 0.001
  Modela 2.071(1.209–3.546) 0.008 1.919(1.456–2.529) < 0.001
  Modela+ LT3S 1.983(1.151–3.416) 0.014 1.891(1.430–2.500) < 0.001
  1. aModel for in-hospital death: blood urea nitrogen and New York Heart Association functional class
  2. Model for one-year all-cause death: blood urea nitrogen, systolic blood pressure, body mass index, New York Heart Association functional class, sodium, and albumin. LT3S low T3 syndrome; NT-proBNP N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide