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Table 6 Risk factors for All-Cause mortality among peritoneal dialysis patients

From: Long-term survival and predictors for mortality among dialysis patients in an endemic area for chronic liver disease: a national cohort study in Taiwan

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Covariate HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI)
Gender (Male vs. Female) 1.419 (1.110-1.814)* 1.202 (0.929-1.554)
Age at initiation of dialysis   
18-44 Referent Referent
45-64 2.742 (1.939-3.876)* 2.113 (1.480-3.017)*
≥65 7.810 (5.363-11.373)* 5.224 (3.503-7.851)*
Diabetes Mellitus (yes vs. no) 3.198 (2.494-4.102)* 2.226 (1.700-2.914)*
Hypertension (yes vs. no) 1.216 (0.915-1.617) 0.944 (0.702-1.269)
Congestive Heart Failure (yes vs. no) 3.042 (2.201-4.204)* 1.746 (1.216-2.506)*
Coronary Artery Disease (yes vs. no) 2.413 (1.812-3.211)* 1.143 (0.825-1.583)
Cerebrovascular Disease (yes vs. no) 3.297 (2.239-4.856)* 1.481 (0.939-2.337)
Peripheral Arterial Disease (yes vs. no) 1.959 (1.007-3.814)* 1.320 (0.665-2.618)
Chronic Lung Disease (yes vs. no) 2.821 (1.782-4.467)* 1.819 (1.090-3.038)*
Liver Cirrhosis (yes vs. no) 1.527 (0.920-2.533) 1.424 (0.848-2.391)
Cancer (yes vs. no) 2.123 (1.159-3.889)* 1.290 (0.685-2.429)
Dementia (yes vs. no) 8.764 (2.764-27.790)* 3.473 (0.977-12.347)
Hemiplegia or Paraplegia (yes vs. no) 2.324 (0.958-5.638) 1.223 (0.462-3.240)
  1. HR: Hazard ratio; CI: Confidence interval; *P <0.05.