Table 4.

Adjusted HR, stratified by age, for 5-yr mortality of patients who had AN and were on RRT (compared with control subjects with nondiabetic nephropathy), 1971 through 2000a

Age (yr)All-Cause Mortality(n = 8290)Cause-Specific Mortality
Cardiovascular (n = 3960)Infection (n = 1359)Cancer (n = 624)Withdrawal (n = 1250)Other (n = 1098)
35 to 84 (n = 17,343)1.26 (1.19 to 1.34)b1.26 (1.16 to 1.38)b1.34 (1.17 to 1.54)b1.31 (1.05 to 1.65)c1.15 (0.99 to 1.34)1.30 (1.11 to 1.53)b
35 to 44 (n = 2998)1.90 (1.51 to 2.41)b2.11 (1.45 to 3.07)b1.81 (1.19 to 2.75)b1.86 (0.59 to 5.85)2.34 (0.77 to 7.12)1.51 (0.85 to 2.68)
45 to 54 (n = 4308)1.24 (1.08 to 1.41)b1.17 (0.95 to 1.44)1.26 (0.94 to 1.69)1.05 (0.60 to 1.83)1.30 (0.79 to 2.13)1.45 (1.08 to 1.95)c
55 to 64 (n = 4795)1.36 (1.23 to 1.51)b1.27 (1.09 to 1.47)b1.40 (1.09 to 1.81)b1.37 (0.94 to 1.98)1.34 (0.98 to 1.84)1.67 (1.26 to 2.20)b
65 to 74 (n = 4072)1.10 (0.99 to 1.22)1.13 (0.97 to 1.32)1.28 (0.98 to 1.67)1.27 (0.85 to 1.88)0.99 (0.78 to 1.25)0.87 (0.62 to 1.23)
75 to 84 (n = 1170)1.15 (0.93 to 1.41)1.31 (0.99 to 1.74)1.01 (0.54 to 1.88)1.05 (0.39 to 2.80)1.14 (0.79 to 1.63)0.59 (0.24 to 1.44 )
  • a Adjusted for age, era, gender, and indigenous status. Significant interaction with age for all-cause, cardiovascular, infection, and other causes of death. n = number of patients in multivariate analyses.

  • b P < 0.01.

  • c P < 0.05.