Table 4.

Results stratified by diabetes and era of dialysis initiation

Patient SubgroupHD-CVC versus PDHD-AVF/AVG versus PD
HR (95% CI)PHR (95% CI)P
Diabetes1.0 (0.9, 1.1)0.60.8 (0.7, 0.8)<0.0001
Nondiabetes1.3 (1.2, 1.4)<0.00010.9 (0.8, 1.0)0.04
Era 2001 to 20041.1 (1.0, 1.2)0.020.8 (0.8, 0.9)<0.0001
Era 2005 to 20081.3 (1.2, 1.5)<0.00010.9 (0.8, 1.0)0.02
  • The values are adjusted for age, race, gender, era of dialysis initiation, end-stage renal disease comorbidity index, primary renal diagnosis, serum albumin, estimated glomerular filtration rate, province of treatment, and late referral.