Table 2.

Multivariable regression models (n = 2555 episodes in 4247 patients)a

ParameterNegative Binomial ModelAndersen-Gill Model
RR95% CIPHR95% CIP
Age (per decade)1.041.01 to 1.080.0101.031.01 to 1.060.025
Black1.371.00 to 1.880.0501.471.15 to 1.880.002
Asian0.890.74 to 1.080.2400.910.78 to 1.060.230
Diabetes
    female1.271.10 to 1.470.0011.311.17 to 1.48<0.001
    male0.990.87 to 1.130.8801.020.91 to 1.140.750
GN0.870.75 to 1.000.0500.860.76 to 0.970.015
Transfer from HD1.241.11 to 1.38<0.0011.241.13 to 1.35<0.001
Failed transplant1.270.95 to 1.690.1201.180.93 to 1.490.170
CAPD versusAPDb1.030.91 to 1.160.6501.020.92 to 1.130.690
  • a APD, automated PD; CI, confidence interval; GN, glomerulonephritis; HR, hazard ratio; RR, rate ratio.

  • b Subgroup of 3180 patients who did not switch between CAPD and APD during their time on PD.