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Table 2 Variables significantly associated with amputation in a multivariate logistic model

From: Surgical revascularization versus amputation for peripheral vascular disease in dialysis patients: a cohort study

Covariate Odds Ratio 95% confidence interval P-value
5 year increase in age 0.90 0.86 – 0.94 <0.001
African American v Caucasian 1.52 1.27 – 1.81 <0.001
Diabetes as cause of ESRD 1.66 1.40 – 1.96 <0.001
Peritoneal dialysis 1.54 1.14 – 2.09 0.005
Gangrene v claudication 19.0 13.86 – 25.95 <0.001
Indication for amputation unknown/other v claudication 1.53 1.08 – 2.18 0.018
Each g/dl increase in serum albumin 0.73 0.64 – 0.83 <0.001
Needs assistance to transfer 1.72 1.00 – 2.94 0.049
Needs assistance to ambulate 2.59 1.89 – 3.53 <0.001