Table 3.

Incident rates of ESRD by depression status

EventsMedian Years of Follow-Up (IQR)Total Patient-YearsIncidence Rate/1,000 Patient-Years (95% CI)
Total878.84 (3.88, 9.50)26,3973.30 (2.66–4.05)
Major depressive symptomsa186.47 (2.78, 9.50)27076.65 (4.07–10.31)
Minor depressive symptomsa97.76 (3.27, 9.50)20944.30 (2.10–7.89)
No depression609.24 (4.24, 9.50)21,5962.78 (2.14–3.55)
  • IQR, interquartile range; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.

  • a Participants with major depressive symptoms had Patient Health Questionnaire-9 scores≥10 and at least five depressive symptoms (including depressed mood or anhedonia) >50% of the time for at least 2 weeks. Participants with minor depressive symptoms had Patient Health Questionnaire-9 scores≥5 and two to four depressive symptoms (including depressed mood or anhedonia) >50% of the time for at least 2 weeks.