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Table 5 Independent association of categorical Hb level with using of long-acting ESAa

From: Effect of long-acting erythropoiesis-stimulating agents on hemoglobin levels at the initiation of dialysis

Hemoglobin, g/dL Odds ratio 95 % CI p
<7.0 0.673 0.302–1.502 .334
7.0–7.9 0.858 0.476–1.548 .611
8.0–8.9 1   
9.0–9.9 2.218 1.349–3.646 .002
10.0–10.9 2.844 1.652–4.896 .000
≥11.0 3.102 1.596–6.031 .001
  1. aAdjusted by age, sex, BMI, diabetes, albumin, eGFR, and CRP