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Table 3  C statistic for models predicting in-hospital mortality and 1-year all-cause mortality in HF patients with euthyroidism

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

  In-hospital death 1-year all-cause death
  C statistic
(95 % CI)
Pvalue H-L
Pvalue
C statistic
(95 % CI)
Pvalue H-L
Pvalue
Model* 0.789 (0.717–0.862) Reference 0.765 0.783 (0.737–0.830) Reference  
Model* + Log (NT-proBNP) 0.830 (0.752–0.905) 0.092 0.883 0.805 (0.758–0.852) 0.126 0.507
Model* + LT3S 0.800 (0.728–0.872) 0.489† 0.954 0.793 (0.746–0.840) 0.297† 0.697
Model* + two variables 0.833(0.753–0.908) 0.088† 0.382 0.813 (0.768–0.859) 0.047† 0.996
  1. *Model for in-hospital mortality: blood urea nitrogen and New York Heart Association functional class. Model for 1 year all-cause mortality: blood urea nitrogen, systolic blood pressure, body mass index, New York Heart Association functional class, sodium, and albumin. †P > 0.05 when compared with Model + NT-proBNP. H-L Hosmer-Lemeshow statistic; LT3S low T3 syndrome; NT-proBNP N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide