Table 3

Odds ratios for carotid artery calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease
Age- and sex- adjusted Multivariate adjusteda)
Variables OR 95% CI p values OR 95% CI p values
Hypertension 3.70 1.35-10.6 <0.01 1.63 0.50-5.35 0.41
Diabetes mellitus 3.62 1.81-7.53 <0.01 2.27 1.01-5.27 0.048
Smoking 3.26 1.57-6.97 <0.01 2.39 1.14-5.12 0.02
Dyslipidemia 1.95 0.93-4.12 0.08
Body mass index (kg/m2) 1.02 0.94-1.09 0.65
Proteinuira (g/day) 1.22 1.06-1.43 <0.01 1.09 0.92-1.30 0.32
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 1.58 0.62-5.69 0.37
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 0.86 0.73-1.01 0.06
Serum phosphorus (mg/dL) 1.34 0.86-2.15 0.21
Ca-P product (mg2/dL2) 1.06 1.00-1.12 0.03 0.98 0.92-1.30 0.62
eGFR (ml/min/1.73m2) 0.99 0.97-1.00 0.09
Log FGF23 (1SD increase) 1.79 1.12-2.87 <0.01 1.75 1.01-3.04 0.01

a) Adjusted for age and covariates which were significant in an age- and sex-adjusted analysis.

OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, Ca-P calcium-phosphorus, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, FGF fibroblast growth factor.

Nakayama et al.

Nakayama et al. BMC Nephrology 2013 14:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-22

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