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Table 4 Predictors of unplanned hospitalizations due to heart failure

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

 Univariable analysisMultivariable analysisAdjusted modela
Hazard ratioP valueHazard ratioP valueHazard ratioP value
LVEF (+1%)0.91 [0.87–0.95] < 0.00010.91 [0.86–0.96]0.00030.91 [0.87–0.95] < 0.0001
NSVT2.03 [1.01–4.09]0.0472.18 [1.08–4.39]0.0312.16 [1.07–4.36]0.031
NYHA class (+1)1.81 [0.98–3.35]0.0570.82 [0.35–1.84]0.64  
Atrial fibrillation1.80 [0.90–3.60]0.0991.68 [0.82–3.41]0.15  
Hemoglobin (+ 1 g/dL)0.87 [0.73–1.06]0.16    
Ischemic cardiomyopathy1.43 [0.68–3.03]0.35    
  1. Abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2
  2. ICM ischemic cardiomyopathy, NSVT non-sustained ventricular tachycardia
  3. aAdjusted for age and sex