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Research Article

Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years: The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care

Table 2

Cox-regression analyses of predictors of 2-year mortality. number of significant digits is different for continuous and categorical data health question in the Short Form-36. eGFR: Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate. IQR: Inter Quartile Range. APACHE II: Acute Physiological and Chronic Health Evaluation II. ICU: Intensive Care Unit. SF-36: Short Form 36.

Risk variableUnivariable hazard ratio (CI 95%)Univariable valueMultivariable hazard ratio (CI 95%)Multivariable value

Age (per year 1.026 (1.005–1.048)0.0141.029 (1.007–1.052)0.011

APACHE II score (≥25 versus <25)0.7 (0.3–1.4)0.270.7 (0.3–1.4)0.30

Septic shock (Yes versus No)0.9 (0.5–1.5)0.601.1 (0.6–1.9)0.73

Charlson Comorbidity Index(2≥ versus <2)1.6 (1.0–2.7)0.541.5 (0.9–2.6)0.11

Mechanical ventilation (Yes versus No)1.2 (0.7–2.0)0.501.2 (0.7–2.1)0.47

Gender (male versus female)1.3 (0.8–2.1)0.341.3 (0.8–2.1)0.35

eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2) (<30 versus ≥30)2.5 (1.1–5.5)0.0302.9 (1.2–6.7)0.027

Reason for admission (surgical versus medical)0.9 (0.5–1.5)0.660.9 (0.5–1.6)0.69

Question: “In general, would you say your health is?” “Fair/Poor” versus “Excellent/Very good/Good”1.9 (1.2–3.1)0.0111.8 (1.1–3.0)0.020

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