Skip to main content

Table 3 Cox proportional hazards analysis of the covariates for all cause of death (simple analysis)

From: Associations between pulmonary congestion on chest ultrasound and survival in hemodialysis patients

  Hazard ratio
(95% CI)
P value
Age (per year) 1.08 (1.03–1.14) < 0.001
HD duration (per year) 1.00 (0.94–1.05) 0.9452
Albumin (per g/dL) 0.14 (0.06–0.33) < 0.0001
Urea nitrogen (per mg/dL) 0.98 (0.96–1.01) 0.134
Creatinine (per mg/dL) 0.72 (0.59–0.86) < 0.001
Sodium (per mEq/L) 0.98 (0.88–1.10) 0.727
C-reactive protein (per mg/dL) 1.06 (0.82–1.25) 0.583
Hemoglobin (per g/dL) 0.83 (0.57–1.18) 0.302
Ln[NT-proBNP] 1.72 (1.10–2.94) 0.014
Body weight (per kg) 0.95 (0.91–0.99) 0.019
Systolic blood pressure (per mmHg) 1.00 (0.98–1.01) 0.771
Diastolic blood pressure (per mmHg) 0.98 (0.96–1.01) 0.276
Heart rate (per beat/min) 1.00 (0.97–1.04) 0.815
LVDd (per mm) 0.96 (0.90–1.02) 0.215
LVDs (per mm) 1.01 (0.94–1.07) 0.794
LVEF (per %) 0.97 (0.94–1.01) 0.151
Maximum WT (per mm) 0.86 (0.67–1.09) 0.208
UFR (per kg/h) 0.07 (0.01–0.43) 0.004
UFR/BW (per 1/h) 0.35 (0.14–0.96) 0.042
ΔB-lines/pre B-lines 0.13 (0.03–0.78) 0.027
  1. LVDd left ventricular end-diastolic dimension, LVDs left ventricular end-systolic dimension, LVEF Left ventricular ejection fraction, WT wall thickness, UFR ultrafiltration rate, BW body weight