Table 2.

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

VariableUnadjustedAdjusted
Mean Final Height SDS (95% CI)P ValueaMean Final Height SDS (95% CI)P Valuea
Sex
 Male−1.80 (−1.91 to −1.70)Reference−1.79b
 Female−1.77 (−1.92 to −1.62)0.68−1.79 (−1.93 to −1.64)b0.94
Age at start of RRT
 ≥17 yr−1.49 (−1.60 to −1.39)Reference−1.48Reference
 13 to <17 yr−1.55 (−1.79 to −1.30)0.08−1.60 (−1.85 to −1.35)c0.33
 5 to <13 yr−2.03 (−2.27 to −1.78)<0.001−1.95 (−2.21 to −1.69)c<0.001
 2 to <5 yr−2.26 (−2.63 to −1.89)<0.001−2.17 (−2.57 to −1.78)c<0.001
 0 to <2 yr−2.16 (−2.58 to −1.75)<0.001−2.16 (−2.60 to −1.71)c0.003
Period of start of RRT
 <1990−2.40 (−2.60 to −2.20)Reference−2.17Reference
 1990–1999−1.84 (−2.06 to −1.61)<0.001−1.76 (−1.99 to −1.53)d<0.001
 2000–2010−1.54 (−1.86 to −1.32)<0.001−1.70 (−1.95 to −1.44)d<0.001
Treatment at start of RRT
 Peritoneal dialysis−1.91 (−2.02 to −1.79)Reference−1.86
 Hemodialysis−1.73 (−1.89 to −1.56)0.03−1.81 (−1.99 to −1.62)d0.52
 Transplantation−1.65 (−1.86 to −1.43)0.02−1.57 (−1.80 to −1.41)e0.006
Primary renal disease
 CAKUT−2.00 (−2.12 to −1.88)Reference−2.01Reference
 GN−1.52 (−1.73 to −1.31)<0.001−1.56 (−1.77 to −1.36)f<0.001
 Hereditary nephropathy−1.46 (−1.76 to −1.16)<0.001−1.30 (−1.60 to −1.01)f<0.001
 Cystic kidney disease−1.75 (−2.00 to −1.51)0.05−1.70 (−1.95 to −1.46)f0.01
 Hemolytic-uremic syndrome−1.41 (−1.86 to −0.96)0.01−1.28 (−1.72 to −0.84)f0.001
 Vasculitis−1.19 (−1.61 to −0.77)<0.001−1.33 (−1.74 to −0.92)f0.001
 Metabolic disorder−2.59 (−2.93 to −2.22)0.002−2.55 (−2.91 to −2.19)f0.003
 Miscellaneous−1.59 (−1.89 to −1.29)0.008−1.61 (−1.90 to −1.31)f0.008
  • SDS, SD score; CI, confidence interval; RRT, renal replacement therapy; CAKUT congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract.

  • a Difference from reference population.

  • b Adjusted for age at start of RRT and period of RRT.

  • c Adjusted for period of RRT, sex, and primary renal disease.

  • d Adjusted for age at start of RRT and primary renal disease.

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

  • f Adjusted for age at start of RRT, period of RRT, and sex.