Table 2. Risk of death during PD treatment according to BMI categoriesa

BMI (kg/m2)Hazard Ratio
All Other GroupsMaori/Pacific Islander Racial Origin
CrudeAdjustedCrudeAdjusted
a Hazard ratios are crude and adjusted for age, gender, and comorbidities. Values in parentheses are 95% confidence intervals. PD, peritoneal dialysis.
<200.90 (0.80 to 1.02) (P = 0.09)1.02 (0.90 to 1.17) (P = 0.7)0.88 (0.52 to 1.51)1.27 (0.76 to 2.14) (P = 0.4)
20 to 241 (reference)1 (reference)1 (reference)1 (reference)
25 to 291.03 (0.95 to 1.12) (P = 0.5)1.01 (0.92 to 1.11) (P = 0.8)1.05 (0.83 to 1.33) (P = 0.7)0.85 (0.65 to 1.12) (P = 0.3)
≥301.20 (1.09 to 1.32) (P <0.001)1.36 (1.20 to 1.54) (P <0.001)1.12 (0.88 to 1.42) (P = 0.4)0.88 (0.68 to 1.13) (P = 0.4)