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Table 2 Results of univariate Cox proportional-hazards regression analyzing the effect of baseline variables on in-hospital death

From: Prognostic value of NT-proBNP in patients with severe COVID-19

Characteristics HR (95%CI) P
Sex Male  
Female 0.348 (0.130–0.930) 0.035
Age, per 10 years 1.975 (1.309–2.981) 0.001
History of HP no
yes 4.044 (1.604–10.200) 0.003
History of CHD no
yes 2.652 (0.992–7.092) 0.052
History of COPD no
yes 4.127 (0.945–18.024) 0.059
History of DM no
yes 0.958 (0.277–3.314) 0.947
NT-proBNP, per 100 pg/ml 1.369 (1.217–1.541) < 0.001
MYO, per 1 ng/ml 1.006 (1.003–1.008) < 0.001
CK-MB, per 1 μg/L 1.259 (1.098–1.443) 0.001
Hs-TnI, per 1 ng/ml 1.862 (1.273–2.722) 0.001
Urea, per 1 mmol/L 1.134 (1.073–1.198) < 0.001
Creatinine, per 1 umol/L 1.028 (1.013–1.043) < 0.001
WBC, per 1 × 109/L 1.150 (1.076–1.229) < 0.001
LYM, per 1 × 109/L 0.065 (0.017–0.249) < 0.001
CRP, per 1 mg/L 1.021 (1.012–1.030) < 0.001
PCT, per 0.1 ng/ml 1.241 (1.142–1.349) < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: HP Hypertension, CHD Coronary heart disease, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, DM Diabetes mellitus, NT-proBNP N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide, MYO Myoglobin, CK-MB Creatine kinase-MB, Hs-TnI High-sensitivity troponin-I, WBC White blood cell, LYM Lymphocytes, CRP C-reactive protein, PCT Procalcitonin, HR hazards ratio, 95%CI 95% confidence interval