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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate predictors of high primary care vs. low primary care

From: Care of the dialysis patient: Primary provider involvement and resource utilization patterns - a cohort study

Characteristic Univariate Odds Ratio (95% CI), P value Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI), P value for covariates in the final model
Age (years)
 18–44 0.84 (0.62–1.14), 0.26 0.91 (0.67–1.23), 0.5
 45–64 1.00 1.00
 65–74 1.23 (0.95–1.61), 0.12 1.16 (0.88–1.53), 0.3
 75+ 1.70 (1.28–2.25), 0.0003 1.71 (1.26–2.32), 0.0006
Males (%) 0.71 (0.58–0.88), 0.001 0.69 (0.55–0.85), 0.0005
Charlson Score 8 or more 1.61 (1.30–2.00), <0.001 1.36 (1.07–1.73), 0.01
Primary Cause of ESRD
 Diabetes 1.39 (1.12–1.72), 0.003 1.44 (1.06–1.94), 0.02
 Hypertension 1.00 (0.78–1.30), 1.00 1.15 (0.82–1.61), 0.4
 Glomerulonephritis, Infiltrative diseases, or Cystic Kidney disease 0.80 (0.63–1.01), 0.06 1.12 (0.82–1.53), 0.5
  1. ESRD end-stage renal disease
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