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Table 3 Perceived current and ideal proportion of each dialysis modality stratified by nursing group (median proportion, interquartile range)

From: Attitudes and perceptions of nephrology nurses towards dialysis modality selection: a survey study

  CHD nurses HHD nurses PD nurses Predialysis CKD nurses P
CHD proportion      
  Current 55 (50–60) 50 (50–70) 52.5 (30–60) 60 (57.5-60.5) 0.49
  Ideal 45 (30–60) 40 (25–50) 12.5 (0–25) 37.5 (27.5-50) Comparing CHD to PD nurses: <0.001*
HHD proportion      
  Current 10 (10–20) 14 (10–20) 15 (10–15) 16.5 (12–19.5) 0.83
  Ideal 20 (10–30) 25 (25–30) 25 (20–30) 20 (20–22.5) 0.50
Self-Care proportion      
  Current 10 (5–10) 5 (1–10) 5 (0–5) 7.5 (4–12.5) 0.04
  Ideal 10 (5–20) 10 (10–10) 10 (5–10) 10 (10–10) 0.77
PD proportion      
  Current 20 (10–25) 23 (10–25) 27.5 (24–30) 17.5 (15–25) 0.05
  Ideal 20 (10–25) 20 (10–25) 50 (35–55) 30 (20–40) Comparing CHD to PD nurses: <0.001* Comparing HHD to PD nurses: 0.001*
  1. *Statistically significant (Bonferonni adjusted P = 0.008).