Table 2. Risk factors for mortality in 416 renal transplant recipients as determined by Cox regression. Final model included LVH, age, diabetes, hemoglobin, and systolic BP (model P < 0.0000001)

VariableRelative Risk (95% CI)P
LVH in first year1.90 (1.12, 3.22)0.02
Age (per decade)1.74 (1.47, 2.07)<0.001
Diabetes2.36 (1.45, 3.83)0.001
Hemoglobin (per 10 g/L decrease)1.17 (1.05, 1.30)0.005
Systolic BP (per 10 mmHg)1.32 (1.05, 1.66)0.02
AlbuminNSNS
Rejection in first yearNSNS
Cadaveric donorNSNS
SmokingNSNS