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Table 3 Mortality rates for all-cause mortality by ESA and Hb category

From: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent resistance and mortality in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients

    All-cause mortality
ESA (units/week) Hb (g/dl) Person years Death (n) Death rate/1,000 person years 95% CI
HD patients      
  ≤8,000 ≥11 1002 142 142 (120–167)
  ≤8,000 <11 661 121 183 (153–218)
  >8,000 ≥11 358 68 190 (149–239)
  >8,000 <11 469 114 243 (202–291)
PD patients      
  ≤4,000 ≥11 527 39 74 (53–100)
  ≤4,000 <11 218 25 115 (76–167)
  >4,000 ≥11 247 45 182 (134–241)
  >4,000 <11 109 18 166 (101–257)