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Table 1 Background characteristics of 91 patients on maintenance hemodialysis for end stage renal disease in Ethiopia

From: Survival patterns of patients on maintenance hemodialysis for end stage renal disease in Ethiopia: summary of 91 cases

Characteristics No (%)
Sex  
 Male 56(61.5)
 Female 35(38.5)
Age  
 19-34 10(11.0)
 35-64 43(47.2)
 ≥65 38(41.8)
Address of origin  
 Addis Ababa 86(94.5)
 Other 5(5.5)
Potential causes of CKD identified  
 Diabetes mellitus 50(54.9)
 Hypertension 18(19.8)
 Glomerulonephritis 16(17.6)
 Diabetes mellitus and hypertension 5(5.5)
 Polycystic kidney disease 1(1.1)
 Multiple myeloma 1(1.1)
Vascular access  
 Fistula 41(45.1)
 Catheter 38(41.8)
 Graft 12(13.2)
  1. CKD Chronic Kidney disease.