Table 5. RR of death for PD versus HD among incident ESRD patients with and without preexisting coronary artery disease: intent-to-treat analysis

Coronary Artery Disease RR (PD/HD)No Coronary Artery Disease RR (PD/HD)P for Interaction Term
UnadjustedAdjusted (CI)UnadjustedAdjusted (CI)
a P < 0.05,
b P < 0.01, and
c P < 0.001 compared with RR of 1.00.
Diabetic population
    0 to 6 mo0.8911.03 (0.90 to 1.18)0.77c1.04 (0.92 to 1.17)0.8
    6 to 12 mo1.23b1.37 (1.18 to 1.58)c1.051.32 (1.16 to 1.49)c0.5
    12 to 18 mo1.42c1.57 (1.34 to 1.85)c1.14a1.35 (1.17 to 1.54)c0.2
    18 to 24 mo1.27a1.39 (1.11 to 1.75)b1.111.31 (1.09 to 1.57)b0.4
    0 to 24 mo1.071.23 (1.12 to 1.34)c0.92a1.17 (1.08 to 1.26)c0.09
Nondiabetic population
    0 to 6 mo0.85a1.05 (0.91 to 1.20)0.55c0.83 (0.75 to 0.91)c<0.001
    6 to 12 mo1.101.28 (1.10 to 1.49)b0.71c1.01 (0.90 to 1.12)<0.001
    12 to 18 mo1.031.19 (0.98 to 1.44)0.951.25 (1.11 to 1.41)b0.8
    18 to 24 mo1.48c1.62 (1.30 to 2.02)c1.001.30 (1.12 to 1.50)c<0.01
    0 to 24 mo1.011.20 (1.10 to 1.32)c0.69c0.99 (0.93 to 1.05)<0.0001