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Table 1 Crude rates of cinacalcet discontinuation and reinitiation, overall and by country

From: Predictors of cinacalcet discontinuation and reinitiation in hemodialysis patients: results from 7 European countries

  Discontinuation in new-user cohort Reinitiation in newly-discontinued-user cohort
N Months at risk Discontinuations Crude ratea N Months at risk Reinitiations Crude ratea
Europe 613 5454 172 0.032 415 2964 171 0.058
Belgium 18 112 5 0.045 14 104 5 0.048
France 60 462 13 0.028 34 207 11 0.053
Germany 108 1128 30 0.027 74 617 30 0.049
Italy 149 1465 53 0.036 140 1129 67 0.059
Spain 147 1192 41 0.034 85 472 27 0.057
Sweden 68 580 12 0.021 30 196 9 0.046
UK 63 515 18 0.035 38 239 22 0.092
  1. aEach crude rate was computed as the number of outcome events observed during follow-up (discontinuations or reinitiations), divided by the number of person-months at risk. Thus, each rate is expressed per month