Table 6.

Risk factors for infectious death among first kidney transplant recipients enrolled in the Finnish Registry for Kidney Diseases: Patients transplanted 2000–2012 (n=1966)

VariableAdjusteda RR (95% CI): Age and SexAdjustedb RR(95% CI)No. of Infectious Deaths
Age per 1-yr increment1.10 (1.07 to 1.135), P<0.0011.11 (1.07 to 1.14), P<0.00153
Sex
 Men1.92 (1.03 to 3.60), P=0.041.81 (0.96 to 3.41), P=0.6840
 Women1113
Cause of ESKD
 GN1112
 Polycystic kidney disease0.86 (0.37 to 2.00)0.85 (0.37 to 2.00)10
 Diabetes1.64 (0.74 to 3.62), P=0.221.58 (0.71 to 3.51)14
 Other1.04 (0.49 to 2.2)1.02 (0.48 to 2.14)17
Pretransplant dialysis duration, mo
 0–121112
 12–241.09 (0.52 to 2.30)1.03 (0.49 to 2.17)17
 >241.38 (0.68 to 2.79)1.28 (0.62 to 2.62)24
  • RR, relative risk; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.

  • a Adjusted for patient age and sex.

  • b Adjusted for patient age, sex, cause of ESKD, and dialysis duration.