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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of patients with renal impairment in Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 2013

From: Drug dosage adjustment in hospitalized patients with renal impairment at Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Demographic and clinical data Number (%)
Total number of hospitalized patients during the study period 810
Number of Patients with renal impairment 73 (9 %)
Male 40 (55 %)
Female 33 (45 %)
Age (median) 42 (range 18–87)
SCr (mean) 2.24 ± 1.5
Estimated CrCl (mean) 39.6 ± 1.4
Drugs per patient (mean) ± SD 5.1 ± 2.3
Drugs required dose adjustment per patient (mean) ± SD 1.6 ± 1.3
Patients with stage of renal Impairment
Stage 3 53/73 (72.5)
Stage 4 15/73 (20.5)
Stage 5 5/73 (7)
Reason for admission
Renal related 18 (25)
Non- Renal 55 (75)
Comorbidity
Present 62/73 (85)
Absent 11/73 (15)