Table 2.

Results of multivariable Cox proportional hazards model analyses for time to first episode of peritonitis in all patients commencing PD in Australia between 2003 and 2011

FactorHR95% CIP Value
APD0.980.91 to 1.070.71
RRT before PD1.161.07 to 1.25<0.001
Age at PD start1.001.00 to 1.000.24
 Indigenous1.671.45 to 1.92<0.001
 Asian0.880.78 to 0.990.04
 Other1.080.91 to 1.290.38
BMI (kg/m2)1.011.01 to 1.02<0.001
Diabetes1.091.07 to 1.180.03
Coronary artery disease1.070.99 to 1.160.11
Smoking at RRT entry
 Former1.121.04 to 1.210.004
 Current1.121.01 to 1.260.04
Cerebrovascular disease1.141.03 to 1.270.01
  • 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; HR, hazard ratio.

  • a Reference group.