Journal of Transplantation / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Circulating CD4+CD28null T Cells May Increase the Risk of an Atherosclerotic Vascular Event Shortly after Kidney Transplantation

Table 2

Univariate and multivariate analysis of clinical and demographic parameters in association with the incidence of an atherosclerotic vascular event within the first year after kidney transplantation.

Univariate analysisMultivariate analysis Hazard ratio (95% confidence interval)
value value

Male gender0.560.13
Age (years)0.020.611.01 (0.95–1.07)
Years of dialysis treatment0.510.42
Non-Western European origin0.470.83
History of atherosclerotic disease<0.0010.0113.9 (1.7–113.5)
Diabetes mellitus0.530.75
Smoking0.190.22
Dyslipidemia0.010.124.7 (1.71–13.22)
Hypertension0.380.44
% CD4+CD28null T cells0.010.051.04 (1.00–1.09)
% CD4+CD28null T cells* 
history of atherosclerotic disease
0.0011.07 (1.03–1.11)

Interaction between the terms % CD4+CD28null T cells and a history of atherosclerotic disease on the incidence of an atherosclerotic event after kidney transplantation.