Table 4.

Incident and prevalent catheter use by province for the whole cohort

ProvinceIncident catheter use, aOR (95% CI)aPrevalent catheter use, aOR (95% CI)b
Ontario (as reference)1.01.0
Alberta0.85 (0.72-1.0)0.88 (0.73-1.00)
British Columbia0.63 (0.52-0.77)0.87 (0.70-1.09)
Manitoba1.12 (0.88-1.42)0.65 (0.51-0.83)
New Brunswick1.37 (0.99-1.90)1.58 (1.08-2.30)
Newfoundland1.16 (0.85-1.57)1.22 (0.85-1.74)
Nova Scotia0.51 (0.40-0.65)0.33 (0.24-0.44)
Quebec0.62 (0.55-0.71)0.84 (0.73-0.97)
Saskatchewan0.80 (0.63-1.01)0.59 (0.46-0.77)
  • a Adjusted for age, gender, body mass index, late referral, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, and peripheral vascular disease.

  • b Adjusted for age, gender, body mass index, late referral, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and time on dialysis.