Explanatory Variable (Link) | AIC | BIC | Linear Predictor | p Value |
---|---|---|---|---|

QP/QS(identity) | 166 | 170 | 18.25 − 4.61(Qp/Qs) | <0.001 |

QP/QS(log) | 45 | 49 | exp(2.75 − 0.52[Qp/Qs]) | <0.001 |

Qp_{i}(identity) | 169 | 172 | 15.34 − 1.58(Qp) | <0.001 |

Qp_{i}(log) | 43 | 47 | exp(2.53 − 0.20[Qp]) | <0.001 |

MPAP(identity) | 165 | 169 | −9.95 + 0.44(MPAP) | <0.001 |

MPAP(log) | 50 | 53 | exp(−0.21 + 0.04[MPAP]) | <0.001 |

MTPG(identity) | 152.5 | 156.2 | −8.05 + 0.61(TPG) | <0.001 |

MTPG(log) | 30.7 | 34.5 | exp(−0.14 + 0.065[TPG]) | <0.001 |

AIC = Akaike information criterion; BIC = Schwarz Bayesian information criterion; MTPG = mean trans-pulmonary gradient; Qp = indexed pulmonary blood flow; other abbreviations as in Table 1.