Skip to main content

Table 7 Predictive power of each of the different albumin indices on mortality due to infection

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

Parameters Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Age (per 1 year) 1.15 (1.08–1.22) 1.14 (1.07–1.21) 1.14 (1.07–1.21)
Gender (female) 0.60 (0.20–1.66) 0.53 (0.18–1.44) 0.49 (0.16–1.34)
Diabetes 4.21 (1.52–13.5) 3.81 (1.38–12.2) 4.04 (1.46–13.0)
Actual albumin (per 1 g/dl) 0.24 (0.07–0.93)
Dichotomized albumin by median (the higher group) 0.25 (0.04–0.93)
CRP-adjusted albumin (the higher group) 0.17 (0.03–0.62)
Corrected Akaike’s Information Criteria 169.4 169.3 165.9
  1. nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate, CRP C-reactive protein, HR hazard ratio, and CI confidence interval