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Table 5 A forward-selected logistic regression model of variables associated with infectious spondylitis (model 1)

From: Identifying risk groups of infectious spondylitis in patients with end-stage renal disease under hemodialysis: a propensity score-matched case-control study

Explanatory variables OR (95% CI)a p value
HD vintage (years) 0.52 (0.34–0.78) 0.002
ALP 1.03 (1.01–1.05) 0.005
  1. aAdjusted for age, gender, and diabetes mellitus
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, HD hemodialysis, ALP alkaline phosphatase