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Table 3 Outcome 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 N (%) Male, N (%) Female, N (%) P – value
Outcome of patient     0.915
 Died 41(45.0) 26 (46.4) 15 (42.9)
 Alive 14(15.4) 8 (14.3) 6 (17.7)
 Unknown (left the center) 36 (39.6) 22 (39.3) 14 (40.0)
Causes of death     
 Sepsis 14(34.1) 8 (30.8) 6 (40.0) 0.886
 Cardiovascular diseases 12(29.3) 8 (30.8) 4 (26.7)
 Uremic complications 10(24.4) 6 (23.1) 4 (26.7)
 Sudden death 1(2.4) 1 (3.8) 0
 Unknown 4(9.6) 3 (11.5) 1 (6.7)  
  1. 10 patients discontinued dialysis, 9 referred for renal transplant abroad, 10 left the country, 7 transferred to other centers in the country.