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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients in dialysis (n = 142) who were subsequently renal transplanted. During follow up, 35 patients died

From: Is HRQOL in dialysis associated with patient survival or graft function after kidney transplantation?

I Alive n = 107 Deceased n = 35 p-value
Age 46.9 ± 14.5 63.6 ± 10.9 < 0.001
Gender, male % 63.5 78.8 0.10
Time of follow up, months 106 (101–111) 76 (64–85) < 0.001
Dialysis vintage, months ǂ 7 (4–15) 9 (3–23) 0.32
Peritoneal dialysis, % 23 15 0.31
Waitlisted for RTX, % 68 60 0.40
Living donor, % 29 17 0.17
Hypertension, % 89 85 0.58
Cardiovascular disease, % 11 31 0.005
Charlson comorbidity index 4 (2–6) 6 (5–7) 0.001
Diabetes, % 23 15 0.32
Body mass index, kg/m2 25.4 ± 4.4 25.7 ± 4.2 0.52
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 140 ± 20 148 ± 18 0.02
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 81 ± 12 76 ± 10 0.05
Haemoglobin, g/dL 12.3 ± 1.5 12.1 ± 1.4 0.30
Albumin, mmol/L 39 (38–42) 41 (37–43) 0.53
Cause of end stage renal disease, %
 -Diabetic nephropathy 15 0 0.02
 -Nephrosclerosis 14 32 0.02
 -Glomerulonephritis 33 21 0.52
 -Inherited cystic kidney disease 10 18 0.28
 -Other 27 29 0.82