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Table 3 Factors associated with mortality in Behçet’s disease

From: Ethnicity and association with disease manifestations and mortality in Behçet’s disease

  Univariate analysis   Multivariate analysis  
Parameters HR (CI 95%) p HR (CI 95%) P
Age at diagnosis 1.04 (1.01-1.07) 0.002 1.05 (1.02-1.08) 0.0007
Male gender 6.87 (2.1-22.3) 0.001 5.01 (1.51-16.65) 0.0085
Ethnic origin     
  Europe 1 0.015   
  North Africa 1.93 (0.96-3.85)    
  Sub Saharan Africa 3.75 (1.43-9.88)   2.62 (0.98-6.97) 0.015
HLA B5 0.54 (0.26-1.13) 0.10   
Oral ulcerations 0.54 (0.1-2.2) 0.39 0.41 (0.22-0.78) 0.0069
Genital ulcerations 0.42 (0.22-0.79) 0.006   
Ocular involvement 0.81 (0.43-1.54) 0.53   
CNS involvement 1.05 (0.55-2) 0.88   
Articular involvement 0.8 (0.43-1.54) 0.49   
Cardiovascular involvement 2.43 (1.25-4.7) 0.009 2.24 (1.15-4.36) 0.0184
Corticosteroids 3.3 (1.29-8.43) 0.013   
Immunosuppressants 2.35 (1.15-4.8) 0.020   
  1. CNS, central nervous system, BD, Behçet's disease.