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Table 4 Univariate analysis of the associations between clinical indices and all-cause mortality

From: Serum albumin level adjusted with C-reactive protein predicts hemodialysis patient survival

Parameters HR (95% CI)
Age (per 1 year) 1.07 (1.05–1.09)
Gender (female) 0.71 (0.42–1.17)
Diabetes 1.53 (0.96–2.44)
Dialysis vintage (years)
 <2 Reference
 ≥2 and <4 0.85 (0.45–1.59)
 ≥4 and <8 0.84 (0.44–1.54)
 ≥8 0.76 (0.36–1.44)
nPCR (per 1 g/kg/day) 0.61 (0.18–2.02)
LogCRP (per 1 log mg/dl) 1.79 (1.25–2.54)
Actual albumin (per 1 g/dl) 0.40 (0.25–0.68)
Dichotomized albumin by median (the higher group) 0.41 (0.25–0.68)
CRP-adjusted albumin (the higher group) 0.46 (0.28–0.74)
  1. nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate, CRP C-reactive protein, HR hazard ratio, and CI confidence intervals