Table 3

Univariable and multivariable Cox regression analysis to assess risk factors for time to recurrence in the studied population, after propensity score matching

Univariable analysis
HR95% CIP value
Colchicine0.400.21 to 0.750.005
Female gender2.281.23 to 4.240.009
Age1.010.99 to 1.020.417
BMI1.030.97 to 1.080.339
High blood pressure0.590.27 to 1.300.192
Dyslipidaemia0.790.35 to 1.780.579
Diabetes mellitus0.500.07 to 3.690.494
Smoke1.170.60 to 2.280.641
Idiopathic/viral aetiology0.730.32 to 1.640.449
Pericardial pain1.090.56 to 2.130.790
Fever0.900.50 to 1.640.742
Sinus rhythm0.920.32 to 2.640.876
HR≥701.250.66 to 2.340.490
EF>55%0.980.45 to 2.120.951
WBC1.000.99 to 1.000.721
Leukocytosis0.900.49 to 1.660.734
Baseline troponin (ratio to 99° percentile)1.000.99 to 1.000.682
Myocardial oedema1.120.57 to 2.220.745
Myocardial LGE1.100.61 to 1.990.749
NSAIDs0.510.22 to 1.200.122
Corticosteroids2.171.12 to 4.190.021
Multivariable analysis
HR95% CIP value
Colchicine0.390.21 to 0.760.005
Female gender1.971.04 to 3.730.037
Corticosteroids2.271.15 to 4.470.018
  • BMI, body mass index; EF, ejection fraction; HR, heart rate; LGE, late gadolinium enhancement; NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; WBC, white blood cell.