Table 3. Multivariable Cox regression analysis showing important factors associated with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality in dialysis patients

All-Cause Mortality (n = 46)Cardiovascular Mortality (n = 23)
Unit IncreaseHazard Ratio (95% CI)PUnit IncreaseHazard Ratio (95% CI)P
Age1 yr1.05 (1.01 to 1.08)0.0121 yr1.07 (1.02 to 1.12)0.004
Male gender3.18 (1.57 to 6.44)0.0013.60 (1.33 to 9.74)0.012
Duration of dialysis1 yr1.27 (1.13 to 1.43)<0.00051 yr1.27 (1.13 to 1.60)0.001
Diabetes mellitus2.48 (1.22 to 5.05)0.012
Atherosclerotic vacular disease2.90 (1.46 to 5.76)0.00211.70 (4.35 to 31.52)<0.0005
Valvular calcification2.50 (1.32 to 4.76)0.0055.39 (2.16 to 3.48)<0.0005
High sensitive C-reactive protein1 mg/L1.02 (1.00 to 1.04)0.022