Table 2.

All-cause morality rates among calcitriol users and matched control patientsa

ParameterCalcitriol UsersMatched ControlsCrude RR (95% CI)
nEventsRate (95% CI)nEventsRate (95% CI)
All study patients42910912.8 (10.4 to 15.2)98929918.3 (15.2 to 21.4)0.70 (0.56 to 0.87)
Age (yr)
    <65164328.4 (5.5 to 11.3)3157611.6 (7.6 to 15.6)0.73 (0.48 to 1.09)
    65 to 751393813.4 (9.1 to 17.6)33610219.3 (13.7 to 24.8)0.69 (0.48 to 0.99)
    >751263920.8 (14.3 to 27.3)33812126.2 (19.2 to 33.2)0.79 (0.56 to 1.14)
Diabetes
    yes2766512.5 (9.4 to 15.5)58119721.4 (16.9 to 25.9)0.58 (0.44 to 0.77)
    no1534413.3 (9.4 to 17.3)40810214.3 (10.1 to 18.5)0.93 (0.65 to 1.33)
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)
    15 to 302497714.1 (10.9 to 17.2)49520421.9 (17.5 to 26.4)0.64 (0.49 to 0.84)
    30 to 601803210.5 (6.9 to 14.1)4949513.1 (8.9 to 17.2)0.80 (0.54 to 1.20)
PTH (pg/ml)
    70 to 150117168.6 (4.4 to 12.9)67515015.4 (11.6 to 19.2)0.56 (0.34 to 0.93)
    150 to 3002245211.3 (8.2 to 14.3)25311622.0 (16.0 to 28.0)0.51 (0.37 to 0.72)
    >300884120.0 (13.9 to 26.1)613323.9 (11.7 to 36.0)0.84 (0.53 to 1.32)
  • a RR, relative risk.