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Table 3 Effect of treatment modality on survival; a cox model on six patient groups.

From: Survival in dialysis patients is not different between patients with diabetes as primary renal disease and patients with diabetes as a co-morbid condition

Patient group Hazard Ratio
adjusted
95% Confidence
interval
Peritoneal dialysis   
No DM 1.0 2.0, 3.7
DM PRD 2.7 0.7, 2.1
DM co-M 1.2  
Hemodialysis   
No DM 1.1 0.9, 1.3
DM PRD 1.8 1.4, 2.3
DM co-M 2.0 1.4, 2.8
  1. Data were adjusted for age and gender
  2. No DM denotes patients without diabetes mellitus
  3. DM PRD denotes patients with diabetes as primary renal disease
  4. DM co-M denotes patients with diabetes as a co-morbid condition