Table 4.

Cumulative hospital admissions and length of stay at specified time intervals during follow-up

Treatment GroupAdmissionsLength of Stay (d)
3 mo6 mo12 mo3 mo6 mo12 mo
Oral calcitriol1.22 (1.11 to 1.34), 6681.19 (1.10 to 1.29), 12661.20 (1.12 to 1.28), 24277.78 (6.93 to 8.73), 42507.82 (7.12 to 8.59), 83038.02 (7.41 to 8.67), 16,223
Intravenous vitamin D1.12 (1.02 to 1.24) 6161.15 (1.06 to 1.24) 12211.15 (1.08 to 1.23) 23476.59 (5.81 to 7.47) 36167.02 (6.36 to 7.75) 74797.41 (6.83 to 8.04) 15,071
P valuea0.210.470.410.060.120.17
  • Data are displayed as rate per patient-year (95% confidence interval), number of events.

  • a P values reflect differences between groups at 3, 6, or 12 months of follow-up.