Table 2. Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios (95% CI) of ethnicity predicting selected intermediate outcomes

UnadjustedAdjusteda
a Adjusted for gender, age, years on dialysis, post-dialysis BMI, cause of ESRD (diabetes mellitus versus other causes combined), and ESRD Network (Network ranked 9th for each intermediate outcome was the referent Network).
b P < 0.001.
c P < 0.01.
d P < 0.05.
Non-Hispanic White = referent group
Mean Kt/V ≥1.2
    Hispanic1.2 (1.0 to 1.5)d1.2 (0.96 to 1.5)
    Non-Hispanic Black0.81 (0.72 to 0.92)b0.74 (0.64 to 0.86)b
Mean hemoglobin ≥ 11 g/d
    Hispanic1.03 (0.89 to 1.2)0.99 (0.84 to 1.2)
    Non-Hispanic Black0.85 (0.77 to 0.94)c0.90 (0.81 to 1.0)
Mean serum albumin ≥4.0/3.7 g/d (BCG/BCP)
    Hispanic1.4 (1.2 to 1.6)b1.5 (1.2 to 1.7)b
    Non-Hispanic Black1.4 (1.2 to 1.5)b1.2 (1.0 to 1.3)c
AV fistula use
    Hispanic0.93 (0.80 to 1.1)0.91 (0.76 to 1.1)
    Non-Hispanic Black0.67 (0.59 to 0.74)b0.67 (0.59 to 0.76)b