Table 3. Risk factors for de novo CHF in 416 renal transplant recipients as determined by Cox regression. Final model included LVH, age, diabetes, hemoglobin, and diastolic BP (model P < 0.0000001)

VariableRelative Risk (95% CI)P
LVH in first year2.27 (1.08, 4.81)0.03
Age (per decade)1.96 (1.49, 2.57)<0.001
Diabetes2.94 (1.44, 6.03)0.003
Hemoglobin (per 10 g/L decrease)1.36 (1.18, 1.55)<0.001
Diastolic BP (per 10 mmHg)2.10 (1.46, 2.99)<0.001
AlbuminNSNS
Rejection in first yearNSNS
Cadaveric donorNSNS
SmokingNSNS