Table 3

The associations of the five specific problems in the EQ-5D on (A) all-cause death and (B) the composite outcome of CV death, MI, stroke and unstable angina requiring urgent revascularisation (using Poisson regression models with and without adjustment for other patient variables)

Unadjusted rate ratio (95% CI)P valueAdjusted* rate ratio (95% CI)P value
A
The specific problems
 Mobility2.26 (1.69 to 3.02)<0.0011.52 (1.14 to 2.03)0.004
 Self-care1.81 (1.35 to 2.43)<0.0011.70 (1.26 to 2.29)0.001
 Usual activities1.48 (1.13 to 1.94)0.0051.18 (0.90 to 1.54)0.24
 Pain/discomfort1.13 (0.90 to 1.41)0.281.12 (0.90 to 1.39)0.30
 Anxiety/depression0.79 (0.62 to 1.01)0.060.91 (0.71 to 1.16)0.44
B
The specific problems
 Mobility1.39 (1.10 to 1.74)0.0051.14 (0.90 to 1.43)0.28
 Self-care1.13 (0.86 to 1.48)0.391.11 (0.84 to 1.36)0.47
 Usual activities1.54 (1.24 to 1.91)<0.0011.30 (1.05 to 1.62)0.02
 Pain/discomfort1.41 (1.19 to 1.67)<0.0011.35 (1.14 to 1.60)<0.001
 Anxiety/depression0.89 (0.74 to 1.08)0.230.94 (0.78 to 1.14)0.55
  • *Adjusted for variables in the TIGRIS risk index model: age ≥65 years, diabetes, second prior MI, chronic kidney disease, heart failure, peripheral artery disease, CV event in past 6 months, prior major bleed, medical management only of index MI, on diuretics at enrolment.

  • CV, cardiovascular; EQ-5D, EuroQol-5 dimension; MI, myocardial infarction.