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Table 2 Age, age at onset and dialysis vintage for prevalent and incident dialysis patients in Libya and its regions. Data are median and interquartile range

From: Epidemiology and aetiology of dialysis-treated end-stage kidney disease in Libya

  Region Total/gender Total
  North West (n=1558) North East (n=653) South (n=206)   
Age of prevalent Male 49 46 49 48  
patients in years   36-61 35-59 36-61.3 36-61 49
(n=2417) Female 49 50.5 42.5 49 36-61
  34-60 37-61 32.3-59 35-61  
Age at onset of dialysis Male 45 42 47 44  
(n=2417)   31-58 28-55 31-59.9 30-58 45
  Female 45 46 38 45 30-58
   30-57 31-57 27-57.8 30-57  
Dialysis vintage in years Male 3 3 2 2.5  
(n=2417)   1-6 1-7 0.1-4 1-6 3
  Female 3 3 2 3 1-6
   1-5 1-6 2-2 1-6  
Age of incident patients Male 50 47 46 48  
in years (n=1093)   37-63 34-61 30-57 35-61 49
  Female 52 53 43 50 35-62
   35-66 41-64 36-54 36-64