Table 4

Results for the multilevel modelling. (n=6945, 69 centres)

VariableCoefficient95% CIP value
Patient-level
Age (baseline 56–64)
 17–21−0.359(−0.806 to 0.089)0.116
 22–30−0.088(−0.287 to 0.112)0.389
 31–400.022(−0.098 to 0.142)0.715
 41–55−0.035(−0.116 to 0.046)0.396
 65–740.118(0.047 to 0.188)0.001
 75–840.147(0.083 to 0.212)<0.001
 85+0.219(0.124 to 0.313)<0.001
Gender (baseline male)
 Female−0.027(−0.076 to 0.022)0.275
 Not say−1.074(−1.662 to −0.485)<0.001
Ethnicity (baseline white)
 Asian−0.054(−0.166 to 0.057)0.339
 Black−0.052(−0.162 to 0.058)0.352
 Other0.122(−0.059 to 0.304)0.186
 Not say−0.625(−0.916 to −0.334)<0.001
Location of treatment (baseline home)
 Satellite−0.127(−0.258 to 0.005)0.060
 Hospital−0.231(−0.383 to −0.079)0.003
Hospital transport−0.128(−0.183 to −0.072)<0.001
Centre-level
Mean age (per year)0.015(−0.012 to 0.043)0.268
Percentage male (per 10%)−0.122(−0.232 to −0.011)0.031
Mean IMD decile−0.035(-0.086 to 0.016)0.174
Transplant centre0.291(0.165 to 0.416)<0.001
Centre size (per 100 patients)−0.027(−0.037 to −0.018)<0.001
Mean haemoglobin (g/L)0.011(−0.009 to 0.031)0.267
On waiting list <2 years from starting RRT (per 10%)0.055(0.015 to 0.095)0.007
  • RRT, renal replacement therapy.