Table 4 Multivariable analyses of factors influencing RBC and PLT transfusion independence at 180 days after UCBT

From: ABO incompatibility does not influence transfusion requirements in patients undergoing single-unit umbilical cord blood transplantation

RBC transfusion independence HR 95% CI P-value
Age (>55) 0.978 0.9609–0.9968 0.021
AML (vs other diagnosis) 1.592 1.0750–2.3590 0.020
TNC × 107/kg 1.308 1.063–1.608 0.011
Days until PTLs>20 × 109/L 0.992 0.9860–0.9987 0.018
PLT transfusion independence HR 95% CI P-value
Age (>55) 0.1494 0.028–0.783 0.025
AML (vs other diagnosis) 1.652 1.081–2.525 0.020
Fludarabine in conditioning regimen 0.6403 0.413–0.990 0.045
CD34 × 105/kg 1.015 1.007–1.023 <0.001
Presence of acute GvHD 0.603 0.384–0.947 0.028
  1. Abbreviations: AML=acute myeloid leukemia; CI=confidence interval; HR=hazard ratio; TNC=total nucleated cells; UCBT=umbilical cord blood transplantation.