|Hazard Ratio||95% CI||p Value|
|Diastolic blood pressure|
|4th quartile DBP response “high”||1.50||0.63–3.54||0.358|
|1st quartile DBP response “blunted”||2.84||1.15–7.00||0.023|
|2nd and 3rd quartile DBP response||Reference|
|Systolic blood pressure|
|4th quartile SBP response “high”||0.97||0.39–2.44||0.955|
|1st quartile SBP response “blunted”||1.74||0.74–4.09||0.207|
|2nd and 3rd quartile SBP response||Reference|
|4th quartile heart rate response “high”||0.40||0.16–1.00||0.051|
|1st quartile heart rate response “negative”||0.28||0.09–.87||0.028|
|2nd and 3rd quartile heart rate response||Reference|
Italic values equal trend association (p < 0.10). Note: Cox proportional hazards results for the 4 quartiles of changes in DBP (ΔDBP), ΔSBP, and ΔHR, adjusted for age and implanted devices.
Abbreviations are as in Table 1.