Table 4

Multivariable Fine and Gray model for the two events: rehospitalisation (event of interest) and death without rehospitalisation (competing event) due to AHF

RehospitalisationDeath without rehospitalisation
SHR95% CIP valueSHR95% CIP value
Gender0.3700.040
 Male11
 Female1.200.81 to 1.760.580.35 to 0.97
Age group0.7200.030
 ≤79 years11
 ≥80 years0.930.64 to 1.361.871.05 to 3.33
LVEF0.4000.060
 ≤40%11
 >40%1.180.80 to 1.720.580.33 to 1.02
Dementia0.290<0.001
 No11
 Yes0.790.50 to 1.232.681.57 to 4.59
AF0.0200.600
 No11
 Yes1.581.09 to 2.311.170.65 to 2.12
Beta-blocker0.0100.040
 No11
 Yes1.611.12 to 2.320.550.32 to 0.96
PCr (discharge)*2.001.33 to 2.99<0.0011.650.88 to 3.090.120
PDW (admission)1.020.95 to 1.100.5800.890.81 to 0.970.009
RDW (admission)*
 Q111
 Q20.990.59 to 1.650.9501.220.53 to 2.800.640
 Q30.720.41 to 1.270.2501.620.69 to 3.790.270
 Q41.600.99 to 2.590.0602.541.10 to 5.850.030
  • p-values with statistical significance are shown in bold.

  • *Logarithm transformation.

  • AF, atrial fibrillation; AHF, acute heart failure; LVEF, left ventricle ejection fraction; PCr, plasma creatinine; PDW, platelet distribution width; Q, quartile; RDW, red cell distribution width; SHR, subdistribution HR.