Table 2.

Bivariate analysis: Risk for death and hospitalization, Hb <11 versus ≥11 g/dl, N = 677

ParameterHb <11 g/dl(n = 298)Hb ≥11 g/dl(n = 379)P
Deaths per 100 patient-years51.90.0009a
Hospitalizations per year at risk (±SD)0.45 (±0.87)0.31 (±0.76)0.0128b