Table 3.

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

VariableSHR for Mortality (95% CI)SHR for RRT (95% CI)
Walking0.65 (0.51 to 0.81)0.75 (0.69 to 0.80)
Age (every 10 additional yr)1.86 (1.69 to 2.04)0.83 (0.81 to 0.84)
Male sex1.10 (0.84 to 1.19)0.95 (0.89 to 1.02)
BMI (every 1-kg/m2 increment)0.99 (0.97 to 1.03)0.99 (0.98 to 1.01)
eGFR (every 10-ml/min per 1.73 m2 increment)0.99 (0.98 to 0.99)0.98 (0.98 to 0.99)
Underlying diseasesa0.99 (0.95 to 1.02)0.98 (0.98 to 1.00)
 CAD1.27 (0.94 to 1.71)1.15 (1.02 to 1.31)
 DM1.03 (0.87 to 1.23)1.20 (1.12 to 1.28)
 CVA1.94 (1.41 to 2.65)0.94 (0.79 to 1.11)
 Cancer2.04 (1.52 to 2.72)0.92 (0.79 to 1.07)
Frequency of exercise (each category increase)0.83 (0.78 to 0.90)0.92 (0.90 to 0.94)
Duration of exercise (each category increase)0.77 (0.70 to 0.85)0.89 (0.86 to 0.92)
Smoking0.64 (0.46 to 1.02)1.09 (0.99 to 1.21)
Alcohol use0.54 (0.32 to 0.92)1.01 (0.87 to 1.17)
Hemoglobin (every 1-g/dl increment)0.99 (0.96 to 1.04)1.03 (1.02 to 1.05)
ESA therapy0.94 (0.79 to 1.13)0.95 (0.89 to 1.02)
  • 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.

  • a Patients with chronic GN as a reference.