International Journal of Nephrology / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

The Resistive Index Is a Marker of Renal Function, Pathology, Prognosis, and Responsiveness to Steroid Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Table 3

The hazard ratios of possible risk factors for CKD progression as determined by univariate and multivariate analyses using the Cox proportional hazard model ( ).

Univariate analysisMultivariate analysis
Hazard ratio95% CIP valueHazard ratio95% CIP value

Age ≥ 60 4.672.03–10.77<0.0012.601.09–6.220.031
Gender: male 1.070.49–2.370.861
Systolic BP ≥ 140 mmHg 4.622.11–10.14<0.001
Urinary protein > 1.5 g/gCr 18.642.52–138.000.0047.761.00–60.140.049
eGFR < 50 mL/min/1.73 m214.804.40–49.74<0.0015.121.48–17.700.010
GS score ≥ 2 31.997.53–135.97<0.0019.492.02–44.500.004
AS score ≥ 1 7.422.78–19.79<0.001
TI score ≥ 2 14.904.45–49.83<0.0013.200.89–11.460.074
Resistive index ≥ 0.7 5.832.65–12.85<0.001
Renal length < 9 cm 2.330.31–17.240.4093.940.47–32.960.207

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