Table 3.

Selected serum ferritin and ISAT groups and 2-yr mortality among 58,058 MHD patientsa

Sample Size (%)All-Cause Death (%)CV Death (%)
Ferritin categories (ng/ml)
    <501909 (4)299 (16)138 (7)
    50 to 992706 (5)533 (20)225 (9)
    100 to 199 (reference)5880 (11)1149 (20)513 (9)
    200 to 2995556 (11)1162 (21)473 (9)
    300 to 4999827 (19)2261 (23)935 (10)
    500 to 6496214 (12)1548 (25)700 (12)
    650 to 7995313 (10)1401 (26)630 (12)
    800 to 9995580 (11)1540 (28)686 (13)
    1000 to 11993532 (7)1053 (30)458 (14)
    1200 to 14993355 (6)1060 (32)475 (15)
    1500 to 19991634 (3)583 (36)258 (17)
    ≥2000601 (1)249 (41)92 (17)
ISAT categories (%)
    <15353 (1)122 (35)59 (18)
    15 to 19.92061 (4)671 (33)261 (14)
    20 to 24.96019 (11)1832 (30)797 (14)
    25 to 29.910,719 (20)2950 (28)1270 (12)
    30 to 34.911,078 (21)2686 (24)1224 (12)
    35 to 39.98737 (16)1997 (23)884 (11)
    40 to 44.95907 (11)1272 (22)556 (10)
    45 to 49.9 (reference)3925 (7)878 (22)380 (10)
    50 to 54.92268 (4)430 (19)171 (8)
    55 to 59.91395 (3)288 (21)104 (8)
    ≥60824 (2)176 (21)63 (8)
  • a Note that the denominator for all-cause mortality is the total sample of MHD patients with at least one baseline TSAT value, whereas the denominator of cardiovascular (CV) death is slightly smaller as a result of missing causes of death.