Table 3. Associations between case-mix variables and mortality for all patients in the DOPPS, pooleda

Univariate ModelsMultivariate Model
RRP-valueRRP-value
a Deep venous thrombosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, β2-microglobulin disease, and number of years on dialysis are not statistically significant variables and have been excluded.
Age (per year)1.04<0.00011.03<0.0001
    age 65+2.26<0.0001
    age 75+2.24<0.0001
Male (versus female)1.010.70711.030.4247
Black (versus other)0.63<0.00010.80<0.0001
Coronary artery disease1.51<0.00011.130.0012
Congestive heart failure1.60<0.00011.22<0.0001
Other cardiac disease1.43<0.00011.150.0002
Left ventricular hypertrophy1.17<0.00010.920.0261
Cardiomegaly by x-ray1.34<0.00011.070.0829
Hypertension0.85<0.00010.74<0.0001
Cerebrovascular disease1.47<0.00011.21<0.0001
Peripheral vascular disease1.63<0.00011.21<0.0001
Diabetes mellitus1.38<0.00011.27<0.0001
Lung disease1.53<0.00011.29<0.0001
Dyspnea1.84<0.00011.20<0.0001
Smoking1.17<0.00011.050.3156
Cancer1.25<0.00011.28<0.0001
HIV/AIDS2.71<0.00012.96<0.0001
Gastrointestinal bleed1.55<0.00011.25<0.0001
Peptic ulcer disease1.32<0.00011.060.1885
Hepatitis B1.200.07601.120.2771
Hepatitis C1.180.00851.170.0159
Neurological disorder1.73<0.00011.39<0.0001
Psychiatric disease1.64<0.00011.30<0.0001
Recurrent cellulitis or gangrene2.01<0.00011.48<0.0001
Vision problems1.22<0.00010.910.0107