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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression analysis to determine characteristics associated with temporary CVC use in patients with only CKD (n = 368)

From: Temporary central venous catheter at hemodialysis initiation and reasons for use: a cross-sectional study

  Odds ratio 95% CI P value
Age (per 1 year) 0.991 (0.973–1.009) 0.327
Sex (Male) 1.342 (0.762–2.366) 0.309
Nephrology care (per 1 category) 0.643 (0.544–0.761) < 0.001*
eGFR (per 1 ml/min/1.73 m2) 1.215 (1.060–1.394) 0.005*
Hemoglobin (per 1 g/dL) 0.794 (0.680–0.927) 0.004*
Kidney disease due to ESRD    
 DKD 0.619 (0.306–1.252) 0.182
 CGN 0.956 (0.425–2.149) 0.912
 HN 0.968 (0.445–2.109) 0.936
 Other CKD Ref   
  1. CGN chronic glomerulonephritis, CKD chronic kidney disease, CVC central venous catheter, DKD diabetic kidney disease, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, ESRD end-stage renal disease, HN hypertensive nephrosclerosis, 95% CI 95% confidence interval
  2. *P < 0.05