Table 3.

Association between AKI and primary end point stratified by baseline GFR

GFR CategoriesanHazard Ratio for AKI Episodesb95% Confidence Intervals
GFR <603061.611.28, 2.03
GFR 60 to 908412.331.93, 2.81
GFR >906752.271.69, 3.06
  • a Baseline GFR estimated by four variable Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation (ml/min per 1.73 m2) at the beginning of the study period.

  • b Multivariate Cox regression model in hospitalized patients, counting up to three AKI (acute kidney injury) episodes, and adjusted for demographics and comorbid conditions.