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Table 2 Multilevel linear regression to evaluate the effect of peritoneal dialysis solution type on dialysate interleukin-6 concentrations

From: Dialysate interleukin-6 predicts increasing peritoneal solute transport rate in incident peritoneal dialysis patients

  All patients (n=88) Peritonitis-free patients (n=56)
Variable Regression coefficient Standard error P values Regression coefficient Standard error P values
PD solution       
- Control Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
- Biocompatible −0.07 0.17 0.68 −0.14 0.22 0.54
Time    <0.001    <0.001
- Month 0 Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
- Month 12 1.18 0.14 <0.001 1.27 0.17 <0.001
- Month 24 1.30 0.17 <0.001 1.40 0.22 <0.001