Table 3.

Results of univariate and multivariate analyses of independent prognostic factors for the appearance of SR

FactorUnivariate AnalysisMultivariate Analysis
Hazard Ratio for SR (95% CI)P ValueHazard Ratio for SR (95% CIP Value
Female gender1.8 (1.10 to 3)0.0081.45 (0.68 to 3.10)0.33
Baseline serum creatinine (mg/dl)0.35 (0.18 to 0.66)<0.0010.40 (0.19 to 0.85)0.018
Baseline proteinuria (g/24 h)0.92 (0.86 to 0.98)<0.0030.85 (0.77 to 0.94)<0.002
Proteinuria decrease >50% in the first year of follow-up7.08 (3.59 to 13.9)<0.000112.6 (5.2 to 30.5)<0.0001
ACEI/ARB treatment2 (1.1 to 3.5)0.0092.36 (1.09 to 5.12)0.029