Table 4: Relationship between extent of heart failure and clinical and laboratory parameters in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy.

VariablesOR value95% confidence interval
Lower boundUpper bound

Age1.0723.9970.046*1.0011.148
Gender0.2931.4260.2320.0392.198
Smoking1.4990.1720.6780.22210.136
Alcohol0.9930.0000.9940.1257.874
Hypertension2.3301.2140.2700.51810.492
Diabetes mellitus1.0470.0020.9670.1219.026
Creatinine0.1571.0290.3100.0045.609
ALT1.0190.3390.5600.9571.084
AST0.9720.7000.4030.9101.039
LDL-C1.0260.4810.4880.9541.103
Total cholesterol0.9810.6210.4310.9351.029
Triglycerides0.9980.0760.7820.9811.014
Uric Acid1.1410.5300.4670.8001.629
CK1.0061.9620.1610.9981.013
CKMB1.0690.9370.3330.9341.223
Troponin I1.3041.0110.3150.7782.185
CRP1.0120.2550.6140.9661.061
Homocysteic acid1.0090.0570.8110.9371.087
LVEF0.9811.4790.2240.9521.012
LVIDd0.6160.5020.4790.1612,354
LA0.8390.0970.7550.2802.519
Ceruloplasmin1.0104.4890.034*1.0011.019

ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; CK: creatinine kinase; CK-MB: creatinine kinase-MB; CRP: C-reactive protein; LA: left atrium; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LVEF: left-ventricular ejection fraction; LVIDd: left-ventricular internal diameter at end diastole. * .