Table 3

Outcomes for British and Japanese HHF patients using multiple adjustment techniques

UK vs JapanCrudeUnweightedWeightedWeighted (doubly robust)
OR (95% CI)P valuesOR (95% CI)P valuesOR (95% CI)P valuesOR (95% CI)P values
In-hospital1.83 (1.28 to 2.63)0.0011.10 (0.68 to 1.80)0.691.14 (0.70 to 1.86)0.59
Unadjusted for medications at discharge
 30-day postdischarge2.32 (1.60 to 3.37)<0.0011.96 (1.18 to 3.24)0.0091.92 (1.14 to 3.24)0.014
 90-day postdischarge2.52 (1.97 to 3.23)<0.0011.79 (1.28 to 2.51)0.0011.88 (1.33 to 2.64)<0.0011.92 (1.34 to 2.75)<0.001
 180-day postdischarge2.57 (2.09 to 3.17)<0.0011.96 (1.49 to 2.60)<0.0012.12 (1.59 to 2.81)<0.0012.21 (1.63 to 2.99)<0.001
Adjusted for medications at discharge
 30-day postdischarge2.32 (1.60 to 3.37)<0.0012.71 (1.23 to 5.94)0.0132.55 (0.97 to 6.74)0.059
 90-day postdischarge2.52 (1.97 to 3.23)<0.0012.45 (1.59 to 3.79)<0.0012.32 (1.46 to 3.68)<0.001
 180-day postdischarge2.57 (2.09 to 3.17)<0.0012.55 (1.83 to 3.55)<0.0012.25 (1.58 to 3.22)<0.0012.33 (1.58 to 3.43)<0.001
  • HHF, hospitalised for heart failure.