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Table 2 Associations of variables with all-cause mortality according to the univariate Cox proportional hazard regression analysis

From: Relationship between serum calcium level at dialysis initiation and subsequent prognosis

Variables HR 95% CI p value
Serum adjusted calcium 1.332 1.185–1.498 <0.001
Age 1.057 1.045–1.070 <0.001
Female gender 0.685 0.521–0.901 0.007
BMI 0.912 0.882–0.943 <0.001
SBP (/10 mmHg) 0.922 0.892–0.953 <0.001
DBP (/10 mmHg) 0.837 0.789–0.888 <0.001
CTR 1.034 1.017–1.051 <0.001
Diabetes Mellitus 1.018 0.801–1.294 0.882
History of CVD 2.435 1.896–3.128 <0.001
Use of ACEIs or ARBs 0.732 0.576–0.931 0.011
Use of beta blockers 1.182 0.924–1.512 0.183
Use of VDRAs 0.708 0.529–0.949 0.021
Use of calcium carbonate 0.405 0.298–0.551 <0.001
Use of ESAs 0.657 0.482–0.896 0.008
Hemoglobin 0.883 0.818–0.953 0.001
Serum albumin 0.642 0.529–0.779 <0.001
BUN (/10 mg/dL) 1.041 1.004–1.080 0.032
eGFR 1.117 1.078–1.157 <0.001
Serum creatinine 0.868 0.826–0.912 <0.001
Serum phosphorus 0.927 0.865–0.993 0.032
PTH (/10 pg/mL) 0.994 0.988–0.999 0.034
CRP 1.036 1.017–1.056 <0.001
Duration of NC (/100 days) 0.989 0.978–1.001 0.066
  1. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, CTR cardiothoracic rate, CVD cardiovascular disease, ACEI angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, ARB angiotensin-1 receptor blocker, VDRA vitamin D receptor activator, ESA erythropoiesis stimulating agent, BUN blood urea nitrogen, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, PTH parathyroid hormone, CRP C reactive protein, NC nephrologist care