Table 5: Univariate and multivariate analyses for factors influencing survival among switching patients by log rank and Cox proportional hazards regression.

N = 196

Log rank

Cox : Model 1

Cox : Model 2

 

P

HR [IC]

P

HR [IC]

p

Dialysis modality switch

0.059

 

 

 

 

HDDP

 

 

 

 

 

DPHD

 

 

 

 

 

Time switch category

0.000

 

0.000

 

0.000

< 3 months

 

13.9 [6.4-30.2]

0.000

7.9 [3.49-18.18]

0.000

3-12 months

 

2.2 [1.1-4.8]

0.045

1.9 [0.83-4.80]

1.22

12-24 months

 

3.6 [1.6-8.1]

0.002

3.7 [1.05-9.02]

0.004

> 24 months

 

1

 

1

 

Sex F

0.179

 

 

 

 

Age category

0.000

 

0.001

 

 

< 45

 

1

 

 

 

45-65

 

1.1 [0.3-4.1]

0.91

 

 

65-75

 

3.5 [1.1-12.6]

0.049

 

 

≥ 75

 

4.2 [1.3-14.1]

0.019

 

 

Albumin

0.307

 

 

 

 

< 25

 

 

 

 

 

25-36

 

 

 

 

 

≥ 36

 

 

 

 

 

Haemoglobin < 12 vs. ≥ 12

0.816

 

 

 

 

BMI

0.708

 

 

 

 

< 18.5

 

 

 

 

 

18.5-25

 

 

 

 

 

25-30

 

 

 

 

 

≥ 30

 

 

 

 

 

EPO initial

0.693

 

 

 

 

Urgent

0.455

 

 

 

 

Diabetes

0.007

1.92 [1.1-3.3]

0.014

 

 

HTA

0.330

 

 

 

 

Cardiovascular disease

0.179

 

 

 

 

Respiratory disease

0.062

 

 

 

 

KC

0.903

 

 

 

 

Number co-morbidity

0.016

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

≥ 2

 

 

 

 

 

Mobility

0.004

 

 

 

0.003

Walk without help

 

 

 

1

 

Totally dependent

 

 

 

3.5 [1.6-7.6]

0.001

Need assistance

 

 

 

2.1 [0.7-5.8]

0.18

Hospitalization

0.542

 

 

 

 

Handicap

0.020

 

 

 

 

Activity professional

0.004

 

 

0.19 [0.47-0.81]

0.025

Primary renal disease

0.243