Table 6. Risk of infectious mortality according to access type

Access TypeHazard Ratio (95% CI)
CrudeAdjustedaAdjusted + PSbPS Matched Cohort
a Stratified for the presence coronary artery disease and adjusted for age, gender, late referral, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebral vascular disease.
b Stratified for the presence coronary artery disease and adjusted for age, gender, late referral, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebral vascular disease plus PS.
c n = 637.
d n = 1479.
AVF1.01.01.01.0
AVG2.23 (1.04 to 4.78)1.62 (0.73 to 3.59)1.73 (0.76 to 3.96)1.66 (0.51 to 5.43)c
Catheter3.08 (1.78 to 5.35)2.59 (1.45 to 4.63)2.74 (1.48 to 5.10)1.86 (0.89 to 3.90)d