Table 3

Multiple logistic regression analysis of risk factors associated with seroconversion
Univariate Multivariate
Variables Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI
Age (vs. < 65 year) 0.392 0.157-0.980 0.336 0.116-0.971
Hemoglobin (vs. ≥10 g/dL) 0.370 0.145-0.944 0.315 0.106-0.932
Diabetes mellitus (vs. non-DM) 0.784 0.323-1.905 0.912 0.319-2.604
ARB use (vs. non-ARB use) 2.664 1.006-7.052 1.785 0.597-5.333
Albumin (g/dL) 0.881 0.286-2.712 0.294 0.069-1.255
Ferritin (ng/mL) 1.002 0.999-1.004 1.002 0.999-1.005
Intact parathyroid hormone (pg/mL) 1.004 1.000-1.009 1.005 1.000-1.010
Urea reduction rate (%) 0.969 0.915-1.026 0.954 0.892-1.020
log dialysis duration 3.093 0.885-10.808 3.160 0.805-12.410

ARB, angiotensin II receptor blocker.

adjusted by age, hemoglobin, diabetes mellitus, angiotensin II receptor blocker, serum albumin, ferritin, intact parathyroid hormone, urea reduction rate, and log dialysis duration.

Moon et al.

Moon et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:165   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-165

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