Table 4. Risk factors for death after 5 yr in 284 renal transplant recipients who survived at least 5 yr. Final Cox model included LVH, age, and diabetes (model P < 0.0000001)

VariableRelative Risk (95% CI)P
LVH in fifth year2.15 (1.14, 4.01)0.02
Age (per decade)1.72 (1.42, 2.09)<0.001
Diabetes3.55 (2.11, 6.00)<0.001
Hemoglobin (per 10 g/L decrease)NSNS
Diastolic BP (per 10 mmHg)NSNS
AlbuminNSNS
Rejection in first yearNSNS
Cadaveric donorNSNS
SmokingNSNS