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Table 5 Prognostic factors of eligible patients including three groups as explanatory factors

From: Impact of serum potassium on therapeutic prognosis of maintenance hemodialysis patients on angiotensin receptor antagonists

  Exp(B) 95 % CI p value
Age (per +1 year old) 1.048 1.019–1.078 0.001
SBP at the beginning of session (per +1 mmHg) 1.024 1.008–1.040 0.003
Kt/V (per +1.0) 0.228 0.067–0.776 0.018
Albumin (per +1 g/dL) 0.200 0.094–0.427 <0.001
CRP (per +1 mg/dL) 1.163 1.055–1.281 0.002
Blood glucose (per +1 mg/dL) 1.007 1.000–1.013 0.043
AF 3.244 1.549–6.795 0.002
Group 1 (SK < 4.6 mEq/L, ARB(−)) 3.957 1.599–9.794 0.003
Group 2 (SK < 4.6 mEq/L, ARB(+)) 3.707 1.889–7.277 <0.001
Group 3 (SK ≥ 4.6 mEq/L, ARB(−)) 2.445 1.211–4.934 0.013
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, CRP C-reactive protein, AF atrial fibrillation, SK serum potassium