Table 3. Follow-up, number of deaths and death rate by vascular access type

Access TypeNumberPerson-YearsNumber of DeathsCrude Ratea95% CI
a Rate per 1000 person-years.
All-cause mortality
    AVF22602939.92548676 to 98
    AVG371472.969146115 to 185
    catheter11181107.1289261233 to 293
Infectious mortality
    AVF22602939.92175 to 11.0
    AVG371472.991910 to 37
    catheter11181107.1272417 to 36