Table 4.

Predictors of mortality in Cox regression analysis

ParameterCrudeAge AdjustedFully Adjusteda
Model 1: Testosterone levels
    per 1 nmol/L (HR [95% CI])0.93 (0.89 to 0.98)0.97 (0.92 to 1.02)0.96 (0.89 to 1.02)
    P0.010.300.23
Model 2: Testosterone tertiles
    middle
        HR (95% CI)1.02 (0.58 to 1.80)1.11 (0.65 to 1.90)0.76 (0.38 to 1.54)
        P0.90.680.46
    lower
        HR (95% CI)2.04 (1.24 to 3.35)1.44 (0.89 to 2.32)1.49 (0.83 to 2.66)
        P0.0050.130.17
  • a Adjusted for age, HD duration, diabetes, CVD, BMI, albumin, creatinine, and CRP.