Table. 3.

Factors associated with transplant-free survival

Variable Univariable analysis Multivariable analysis


HR 95% Cl P-value HR 95% Cl P-value
Age (per year) 1.02 0.99–1.05 0.09 1.01 0.98–1.04 0.34
Age ≥50 years (vs. <50 years) 1.45 0.86–2.42 0.15
Male (vs. female) 0.94 0.55–1.61 0.82
Previous decompensation (yes vs. no) 1.12 0.67–1.85 0.65
Infection (yes vs. no) 1.55 0.87–2.76 0.13
GI bleeding (yes vs. no) 1.22 0.68–2.20 0.49
Varix (yes vs. no) 0.92 0.50–1.68 0.79
Hepatomegaly (yes vs. no) 0.59 0.35–1.00 0.053 0.68 0.38–1.20 0.18
Ascites (yes vs. no) 1.12 0.63–1.97 0.69
MELD score
<25 Reference Reference
≥25 2.76 1.59–4.75 <0.001 2.79 1.60–4.88 <0.001
Corticosteroid use
None Reference Reference
Responder 0.26 0.95–0.74 0.012 0.25 0.09–0.71 0.009
Non-responder 1.69 0.84–3.41 0.13 2.07 1.00–4.30 0.050

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

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