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Table 3 Predictors of appropriate ICD therapy

From: Clinical significance of precedent asymptomatic non-sustained ventricular tachycardias on subsequent ICD interventions and heart failure hospitalization in primary prevention ICD patients

 Ischemic cardiomyopathyNon-ischemic cardiomyopathy
Univariable analysisAdjusted modelaUnivariable analysisAdjusted modela
Hazard ratioP valueHazard ratioP valueHazard ratioP valueHazard ratioP value
LVEF (+1%)1.00 [0.96–1.04]0.941.00 [0.95–1.04]0.860.97 [0.90–1.05]0.400.97 [0.90–1.04]0.42
NSVT26.9 [6.33–114] < 0.000126.1 [6.13–111] < 0.00014.62 [1.33–16.1]0.0164.41 [1.26–15.4]0.020
NYHA class (+1)0.86 [0.46–1.62]0.64  1.17 [0.35–3.76]0.80  
Atrial fibrillation1.18 [0.53–2.59]0.69  0.84 [0.24–3.00]0.79  
Hemoglobin (+1 g/dL)1.12 [0.91–1.43]0.30  0.90 [0.63–1.33]0.58  
  1. Abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2
  2. ICM ischemic cardiomyopathy, NSVT non-sustained ventricular tachycardia
  3. aAdjusted for age and sex