Table 3.

Multivariable predictors for provision of dialysis staff–initiated CPR

VariableOdds Ratio (95% CI)P Value
Patient characteristics
 Age (per year increase)1.01 (0.99 to 1.03)0.38
 Sex
  Female1.00
  Male1.8 (1.00 to 3.23)0.05
 Race
  White1.00
  Black0.64 (0.33 to 1.23)0.18
  Other0.30 (0.07 to 1.19)0.09
  Unknown0.90 (0.32 to 2.53)0.85
Cardiac arrest characteristics
 Witnessing of cardiac arrest
  Unwitnessed1.00
  Witnessed3.33 (1.59 to 6.98)0.001
 Presenting cardiac arrest rhythm
  Nonshockable1.00
  Shockable1.91 (1.00 to 3.65)0.05
Dialysis clinic characteristics
 Facility type
  Profit-, chain-based clinic0.81 (0.32 to 2.07)0.66
  Other (nonprofit, nonchain)1.00
  Number of dialysis chairs (per increase in one chair)1.04 (1.01 to 1.08)0.01
 Medicare star quality indicator
  4–51.00
  31.28 (0.67 to 2.44)0.45
  1–22.46 (0.81 to 7.50)0.11