Table 4.

Competing risk analysis for death, with censoring for dropout because of transfer to hemodialysis or transplantation.

ParameterSubdistribution Hazard RatioLower 95% CIUpper 95% CIP Value
Relative volume overloadRelative volume overload >17.3%1.591.082.330.02
Ageper 1 year1.061.041.07<0.001
Cardiovascular diseaseYes1.861.292.68<0.001
Liver diseaseYes2.111.143.900.02
DiabetesYes1.491.042.150.03
  • Participants with dropout before month 1 (n=44) were excluded from this analysis. Volume overload is defined as relative volume overload >17.3% (75th percentile of the cohort). 95% CI, 95% confidence interval.