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Table 6 HR for 1-year mortality of BNP levels adjusted for basal factors, Kt/V and nutrition factors

From: Range of plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in hemodialysis patients at a high risk of 1-year mortality and their relationship with the nutritional status: a retrospective cohort study in one institute

BNP (pg/ml) Adjusted for basal factors
(model 1)
Adjusted for basal factors and Kt/V
(model 2)
Adjusted for basal factors, Kt/V and nutrition
factors (model 3)
HR p value 95%CI HR p value 95%CI HR p value 95%CI
lower upper lower upper lower lower
<50 (reference) 1 - - - 1 - - - 1 - - -
50 to <100 0.997121 0.9966 0.262147 4.051568 0.964564 0.9574 0.253041 3.926629 0.8384388 0.8047 0.205753 3.621547
100 to <200 1.907679 0.2326 0.678499 6.766743 1.840871 0.2619 0.652984 6.541653 0.9592779 0.9477 0.292026 3.725938
200 to <300 1.198396 0.7993 0.28121 5.106865 1.165241 0.8354 0.260802 5.155792 0.8387627 0.8229 0.170045 4.04536
300 to <500 2.446838 0.1157 0.808727 8.994658 2.5366 0.1026 0.835008 9.354117 2.5461197 0.133 0.758488 10.11498
500 to <1000 3.009917 0.0369 1.065084 10.72921 3.044996 0.037 1.065717 10.92917 1.9907521 0.2444 0.639274 7.570738
≥1000 5.291238 0.0003 2.013968 18.17073 5.221112 0.0006 1.943194 18.16484 2.0999726 0.2136 0.663497 8.104608
  1. HR hazard ratio