Table 5

Multivariable Cox analysis of the independent factors for survival in elderly patients with diabetes

FactorHR95% CIP value
Serum albumin (every 1 g/L increase)0.9260.861 to 1.0000.049
Serum potassium (every 1 mmol/L increase)0.2580.126 to 0.538<0.001
USHD (compared with USPD)2.8131.092 to 7.3300.033
  • USHD, urgent-start haemodialysis; USPD, urgent-start peritoneal dialysis.