Table 3.

Factors associated with final height SD score: continuous variables (n=1612)

VariableUnadjustedAdjusted
Mean Final Height SDS (95% CI)P ValueMean Final Height SDS (95% CI)P Value
Height at start of RRT
 Per 1 SDS increase0.38 (0.34 to 0.43)<0.0010.37 (0.32 to 0.41)a<0.001
Percentage of lifetime RRT
 Per 10% increase−0.09 (–0.12 to −0.06)<0.001 0.04 (−0.01 to 0.09)b0.11
Percentage of lifetime with functioning graft
 Per 10% increase0.008 (–0.03– to 0.04)0.640.19 (0.15 to 0.24)b<0.001
Percentage of RRT time with functioning graft
 Per 10% increase0.06 (0.04 to 0.08)<0.0010.10 (0.07 to 0.12)b<0.001
Years with functioning graft
 Per additional year0.004 (−0.01 to 0.02)0.620.10 (0.08 to 0.12)b<0.001
Percentage of RRT time on dialysis
 Per 10% increase−0.06 (−0.08 to –−0.04)<0.001−0.10 (−0.12 to –0.08)b<0.001
Years on dialysis
 Per additional year−0.16 (−0.19 to −0.13)<0.001−0.14 (−0.17 to –0.11)b<0.001
  • SDS, SD score; CI, confidence interval; RRT, renal replacement therapy.

  • a Adjusted for age at start of RRT, period of RRT, sex, and primary renal disease.

  • b Adjusted for age at start of RRT, period of RRT, sex, primary renal disease, and initial RRT modality.