Table. 2.

Factors associated with overall survival

Variable Univariable analysis Multivariable analysis


HR 95% Cl P-value HR 95% Cl P-value
Age (per year) 1.04 1.00–1.08 0.050 1.04 1.00–1.08 0.028
Male (vs. female) 2.15 0.92–5.03 0.075 1.34 0.55–3.28 0.51
Previous decompensation (yes vs. no) 0.97 0.47–1.99 0.93
Infection (yes vs. no) 1.04 0.44–2.44 0.91
GI bleeding (yes vs. no) 1.07 0.45–2.51 0.87
Varix (yes vs. no) 0.62 0.28–1.36 0.23
Hepatomegaly (yes vs. no) 0.51 0.24–1.11 0.091 0.58 0.26–1.27 0.17
Ascites (yes vs. no) 0.94 0.43–2.06 0.89
MELD score
<25 Reference
≥25 1.14 0.54–2.36 0.72
Corticosteroid use
None Reference
Responder 0.76 0.22–2.55 0.66
Non-responder 1.36 0.51–3.61 0.53
LT (yes vs. no) 0.16 0.06–0.41 <0.001 0.15 0.06–0.39 <0.001
MELD-based allocation system (before vs. after) 0.33 0.14–0.75 0.008 0.77 0.30–1.96 0.58

HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval; GI, gastrointestinal; MELD, Model for End-Stage Liver Disease; LT, liver transplantation.

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