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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Modelling competing risks in nephrology research: an example in peritoneal dialysis

  n %
Gender   
  Male 175 39.0
  Female 274 61.0
Age* 48.2 (15.8)
Outcome   
  First peritonitis 238 53.0
  Death 46 10.2
  Transfer to haemodialysis 58 12.9
  Renal transplantation 65 14.5
  Censored 42 9.4
Diabetes   
  Yes 100 22.5
  No 345 77.5
First treatment   
  Peritoneal dialysis 244 54.4
  Haemodialysis 151 33.6
  Renal transplantation 54 12.0
Reason for peritoneal dialysis   
  Option 259 57.9
  Access failure 188 42.1
  1. *Mean (SD).