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Fig. 2 | BMC Nephrology

Fig. 2

From: Geographic and facility variation in initial use of non-tunneled catheters for incident maintenance hemodialysis patients

Fig. 2

Adjusted odds ratio (with 95%CI) for initiation of hemodialysis with a NTHC across geographic regions of Canada. Adjusted for patient-level variables: age, sex, co-morbidities (CVA, angina, PVD, MI, Cancer, Pulmonary edema, COPD, DM, HTN, serious illness, CABG), BMI, laboratory values, distance from dialysis facility, cause of ESRD, race, eGFR at dialysis initiation and facility-level variables: % transplant facility, % peritoneal dialysis facility, and mean facility laboratory values, mean eGFR at dialysis initiation, mean distance from facility, mean facility size. The image was modified from http://allfreeprintable.com

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