Table 2

Univariable and multivariable Cox regression analysis to assess risk factors for time to recurrence in the studied population

Univariable analysis
HR95% CIP value
Age0.990.97,1.010.252
Female gender1.090.62,1.920.753
Idiopathic/viral aetiology2.140.92, 5.000.077
CRP>51.710.97,3.030.064
Pericardial disease duration1.000.99,1.000.090
Number of recurrences1.040.98,1.100.233
Pericardial effusion1.791.06,3.050.030
Colchicine0.540.31,0.930.027
NSAIDs1.160.69,1.970.570
Corticosteroids1.650.81,3.360.171
Multivariable analysis
HR95% CIP value
Idiopathic/viral aetiology2.070.88,4.880.097
CRP>51.370.76,2.470.293
Pericardial effusion1.540.90,2.660.116
Colchicine0.520.29,0.910.021
Corticosteroids1.690.81,3.550.164
  • Bold type features that were considered in multivariable analysis for p values.

  • .CRP, C reactive protein; NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.