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Table 3 Hazard ratios for clinical factors associated with all-cause mortality

From: Impact of diabetes on sarcopenia and mortality in patients undergoing hemodialysis

  HR 95% CI p
Age (y) 1.09 1.06–1.11 <  0.001
Duration of HD (y) 1.03 0.99–1.07 0.214
Gender (male) 1.94 1.24–3.06 0.004
BMI (kg/m2) 1.00 0.92–1.08 0.910
Diabetes (yes) 2.39 1.51–3.81 <  0.001
Serum albumin (g/dL) 0.80 0.39–1.64 0.545
Sarcopenia (yes) 1.31 0.81–2.10 0.268
Kt/V 0.52 0.21–1.31 0.165
nPCR 0.59 0.20–1.75 0.339
  1. Results are from multivariate Cox analyses
  2. Data are expressed as hazard ratios: HR (95% confidential intervals: CI)
  3. Abbreviations: HD hemodialysis, BMI body mass index, nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate