Table 1

Univariate Cox proportional hazards analysis of predictors of two year mortality

Variable χ2 p Value
VE/Vco 2slope17.7<0.0001
NYHA12.60.0004
Peak Vo 2 11.10.0009
Serum sodium5.190.02
LVESD4.140.04
Weight2.440.12
Age2.270.13
Sex2.20.14
Ischaemic aetiology1.350.25
LVEDD0.810.37
LVEF0.560.46
  • See text for explanation of abbreviations.