Table 3.

Multivariate analysis performed using a logistic regression random-effects model and including potential risk factors for EPS, alone (model 1) or in association with the mean value of sodium sieving during the 2 last years of PD (model 2)

CharacteristicModel 1Model 2
Coefficient 
(95% Confidence Interval)P ValueCoefficient 
(95% Confidence Interval)P Value
Sex11.5 (−13.1 to 36.0)0.362.4 (−1.8 to 6.7)0.27
Age at PD start −1.15 (−1.7 to −0.6)<0.001−0.1 (−0.2 to 0.05)0.21
PD duration0.6 (0.2 to 1.0)0.0037.10−4 (−0.07 to 0.08)0.99
Residual Kt/V33.6 (11.2 to 56.0)0.003−0.3 (−4.45 to 3.8)0.87
β-blocker use53.1 (27.7 to 78.5)<0.0014.2 (−1.1 to 9.5)0.12
Peritonitis rate20.8 (7.7 to 33.9)0.0020.4 (−2.8 to 3.6)0.24
Annual glucose exposure−9.4×10−5 (−3.1×10−4 to 1.2×10−4)0.391.0×10−5 (−3.5×10−5 to 5.8×10−5)0.46
Sodium sieving−186.7 (−340.4 to −33.0)0.02