Table 3.

Associations of ICD with death among propensity-matched patients

AssociationUnadjusted ModelAdjusted Modela
ICD (versus no ICD)—overall0.65 (0.55 to 0.77)0.69 (0.59 to 0.82)
ICD interaction with eGFR stage (ml/min per 1.73 m2)
 45–590.55 (0.42 to 0.73)0.58 (0.44 to 0.77)
 30–440.64 (0.49 to 0.83)0.65 (0.50 to 0.85)
 <300.92 (0.67 to 1.27)0.98 (0.71 to 1.35)
  • Data are presented as hazard ratios (95% confidence intervals). ICD, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.

  • a Adjusted for age, ventricular arrhythmia, hemoglobin, albumin, and indicators for missing values.