|Variable||Hazard ratio||95% CI|
|Sex (being a man)||1.16||1.04 to 1.29|
|Depressed mood score||1.13||1.07 to 1.20|
|Increased number of comorbid illnesses||1.13||1.08 to 1.18|
|Decreased activities of daily living||1.10||1.06 to 1.13|
|Age (for each 10 y increase)||1.07||1.02 to 1.11|
|SUPPORT model 6 month survival||0.64||0.57 to 0.71|
Depression was associated with decreased survival for hospital patients who were seriously ill
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