Table 4.

Logistic regression analysis showing the importance of C-reactive protein and albumin in predicting cardiac VC even after adjusting for age, duration of CAPD, diabetes, and calcium × phosphate product.

Risk Factors OR 95% CI P Value
Age 1.07 1.02-1.12 0.004
Duration of CAPD 2.91 1.07-7.89 0.752
Diabetes 2.91 1.07-7.89 0.036
Calcium × phosphate product 2.17 1.44-3.27 0.0002
Serum albumin 0.85 0.75-0.96 0.011
C-reactive protein 1.05 1.01-1.10 0.026