Table 3.

Cox regression estimates adjusted for age, sex, dialysis modality, and comorbidities of the association between SLE and all-cause mortality for all patients.

GroupUnivariate Analysis HR (95% CI)Multivariate Analysis HR (95% CI)
Without SLE (reference)11
SLE0.424 (0.331–0.544)*1.015 (0.790–1.304)
  • * Statistical significance (p < 0.05). HR: hazard ratio; SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus.