Table 4. Risk of PD technique failure (censored for patient death) according to BMI categoriesa

BMI (kg/m2)Hazard Ratio
CrudeAdjusted
a Hazard ratios are crude and adjusted for age, gender, and comorbidities. Values in parentheses are 95% confidence intervals.
<200.90 (0.80 to 1.01) (P = 0.09)0.89 (0.80 to 1.99) (P = 0.3)
20 to 241 (reference)1 (reference)
25 to 291.15 (1.00 to 1.25) (P = 0.001)1.15 (1.06 to 1.24) (P <0.001)
≥301.15 (1.02 to 1.31) (P = 0.03)1.16 (1.07 to 1.26) (P <0.001)