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Table 3 Incidence rate and hazard ratios for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected and HCV-uninfected control groups younger than 70 years old and without comorbidities at baseline during the 6-year follow-up period (n = 12760)

From: Hepatitis C virus itself is a causal risk factor for chronic kidney disease beyond traditional risk factors: a 6-year nationwide cohort study across Taiwan

  Control group (n = 9700) HCV-infected group p
N (%) (n = 3060) N (%)
No. of CKD 58 (0.6) 56 (1.8) <0.0001
Mean follow-up (y) 5.96 5.88 0.0001
Total follow-up (person-years) 57770 18004  
Incidence ratea 1.00 3.11 <0.0001
Crude HR (95% CI) 1.00 (reference) 3.09 (2.14-4.47) <0.0001
Adjusted HR (95% CI)b 1.00 (reference) 2.12 (1.44-3.13) 0.0002
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, HR hazard ratio.
  2. aPer 1000 person-years.
  3. bAdjusted for age, gender, geographic region, urbanization level, enrollee category, and number of health care visits in 1 year before study entry.