Table 7.

P values for comparisons of percentage of hospitalizations resulting in death and overall adjusted mortality RR

PatientsHospitalization Death Comparison P ValuesOverall Mortality RR
AnyAny IHUTIAccess Device InfectionAdjusted RRP95% CI
Pediatric versus adult
    KTx<0.0001<0.00010.1698a0.940.88110.41 to 2.14
    HD<0.0001<0.00010.1661a0.00041.400.00841.09 to 1.80
    PD<0.0001<0.00010.6279a<0.0001a3.05<0.00012.21 to 4.22
    KTx versus HD<0.0001<0.00010.090.00020.03 to 0.32
    KTx versus PD<0.00010.07270.150.00220.04 to 0.50
    HD versus PD0.70440.03800.33092.120.00121.35 to 3.33
    KTx versus HD<0.0001<0.0001<0.00010.25<0.00010.23 to 0.27
    KTx versus PD<0.0001<0.0001<0.00010.33<0.00010.30 to 0.36
    HD versus PD<0.00010.00040.7527<0.00011.23<0.00011.19 to 1.26
  • a Fisher exact test used for this comparison; because of the zero counts for pediatric patients, one should be cautious in interpreting the results.