Table 2.

Relative hazards of death for daily home hemodialysis patients in intention-to-treat and as-treated analyses

Intention to TreatAs Treated
HR (95% CI)PHR (95% CI)P
All-cause mortality0.87 (0.78–0.97)0.010.82 (0.72–0.94)<0.01
Cause-specific mortality
 cardiovascular disease0.92 (0.78–1.09)0.340.83 (0.67–1.01)0.06
 infection1.13 (0.84–1.53)0.411.17 (0.83–1.66)0.38
 cachexia/dialysis withdrawal0.63 (0.41–0.95)0.030.70 (0.44–1.11)0.13
 other specified cause1.06 (0.81–1.37)0.691.19 (0.88–1.61)0.25
 unknown cause0.59 (0.44–0.79)<0.010.41 (0.28–0.62)<0.01
Interval-specific mortality (mo)
 1–60.88 (0.78–0.98)0.020.77 (0.68–0.89)<0.01
 7–120.89 (0.78–1.02)0.100.75 (0.63–0.89)<0.01
 13–180.92 (0.78–1.09)0.320.81 (0.65–1.01)0.06
 19–240.95 (0.76–1.20)0.690.89 (0.66–1.21)0.45
 ≥250.92 (0.66–1.28)0.610.95 (0.62–1.47)0.82
  • Referent: matched thrice-weekly in-center patients.