Table 4.

Subdistribution hazard ratio of possible prognostic factors for overall mortality and RRT in multivariate competing-risks regression

VariableAdjusted SHR (95% CI) for mortalityAdjusted SHR (95% CI) for RRT
Walking0.67 (0.53 to 0.84)0.79 (0.73 to 0.85)
Age (every 10 additional yr)1.88 (1.71 to 2.07)0.83 (0.81 to 0.85)
eGFR (every 10-ml/min per 1.73 m2 increment)0.86 (0.82 to 0.90)0.89 (0.87 to 0.91)
BMI (every 1-kg/m2 increment)0.99 (0.96 to 1.03)0.99 (0.98 to 1.01)
CAD1.13 (0.84 to 1.52)1.32 (1.16 to 1.51)
DM1.05 (0.88 to 1.25)1.22 (1.13 to 1.31)
CVA1.72 (1.25 to 2.38)0.96 (0.81 to 1.14)
Cancer2.03 (1.50 to 2.74)0.98 (0.83 to 1.16)
Hemoglobin (every 1-g/dl increment)1.03 (0.99 to 1.07)1.01 (0.99 to 1.03)
ESA therapy0.98 (0.81 to 1.17)0.94 (0.88 to 1.01)
  • SHR, subdistribution hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval; BMI, body mass index; CAD, coronary artery disease; DM, diabetes mellitus; CVA, cerebrovascular accident; ESA, erythropoiesis-stimulating agent.