Table 5.

Regular usea of aspirin- and acetaminophen-containing products among 12 patients who had SICK and 203 other patients who had ESRD and did not use phenacetin

SICKOther PatientsOR (Exact 95% CI)
Aspirin before index year86736186.6 (1.6 to 31)
    ≥1 kg lifetime18157
    ≥0.3 kg/yr1884
Acetaminophen before index year2172512
    ≥1 kg lifetime052
    ≥0.3 kg/yr1884
All analgesicsb before index year86750253.7 (0.9 to 17)
    ≥1 kg lifetime182010
    ≥0.3 kg/yr217147
  • a Use ≥1 d/wk for≥1 yr before the index year; reference category for OR is none or less than minimum use at any time (numbers not shown).

  • b Any use of products that contained aspirin, acetaminophen, or analgesic mixtures. Dose is the combined dose of all analgesic components, including aspirin, salicylamide, and acetaminophen.