TableĀ 2

Causes of deaths by total AP concentration stratum

Cause of deathLower AP stratum
N=203
Higher AP stratum
N=204
All patients
N=407
p Value
Cardiovascular (n (%))35 (17.2)62 (30.4)97 (23.8)<0.0001
Infectious (n (%))18 (8.9)30 (14.7)48 (11.8)0.003
Malignant (n (%))9 (4.4)16 (7.8)25 (6.1)0.02
Other (n (%))1 (0.5)4 (2)5 (1.2)n.s.
Unknown (n (%))2 (1.0)1 (0.5)3 (0.7)n.s
All deaths65 (32)113 (55.4)178 (43.7)<0.0001
  • n.s., not significant.