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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratio by hemodialysis center sector and dietitian accessibility for achieving KDOQI nutritional outcomes

From: The state of nutrition care in outpatient hemodialysis settings in Malaysia: a nationwide survey

  Serum Creatinine ≥884 μmol/L BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 Serum Albumin ≥40 g/L Serum Phosphorus ≤1.78 mmol/L
ORadj (95% CI) p value ORadj (95% CI) p value ORadj (95% CI) p value ORadj (95% CI) p value
HD Sector
 Private 1.25 (0.96, 1.63) 0.103 1.32 (1.04, 1.67) 0.022 0.97 (0.76, 1.25) 0.124 0.38 (0.30, 0.45) < 0.001
 NGO 1.36 (1.03, 1.81) 0.030 0.95 (0.74, 1.22) 0.688 0.83 (0.66, 1.05) 0.827 0.44 (0.34, 0.56) < 0.001
 Government 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Dietitian Accessibility
 Shared/visiting dietitian 0.85 (0.67, 1.08) 0.074 1.13 (0.91, 1.41) 0.281 1.18 (0.95, 1.46) 0.129 0.65 (0.53, 0.81) < 0.001
 Dedicated dietitian 0.71 (0.54, 0.94) 0.017 0.87 (0.68, 1.12) 0.260 1.05 (0.82, 1.34) 0.689 0.78 (0.61, 1.00) 0.052
 No dietitian 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
  1. Note- Binary logistic regression adjusted for age, gender, dialysis vintage, Kt/V, number of patients in the center, center sector, and dietitian accessibility
  2. Abbreviations: BMI Body Mass Index, HD hemodialysis NGO Non-governmental organization, ORadj (95% CI) adjusted odd ratio (95% confidence interval)