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Table 2 Peritonitis events and clinical outcomes at the end of the follow-up period for the entire cohort

From: The impact of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis on mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients

Outcomes Patients (n = 1321) Follow-up time (months)
Peritonitis events (n, %)   
 0 time 949 (71.8%) 32 (18–46)
 1 time 234 (17.7%) 38 (25–55)
 2 times 72 (5.5%) 45 (29–59)
 ≥3 times 66 (5.0%) 41 (26–58)
Clinical outcomes (n, %)
 Deaths 261 (19.8%) 24 (12–42)
 Transferred to hemodialysis 111 (8.4%) 26 (15–44)
 Transferred to renal transplantation 218 (16.5%) 17 (15–44)
 Transferred to other PD centres 63 (4.8%) 26 (16–36)
 Loss to follow up 42 (3.2%) 29 (18–39)
 Withdrew treatment 14 (1.4%) 10 (8–16)
 Renal function recovery 1 (0.1%) 5
 Stay on PD 611 (46.3%) 45 (34–59)
  1. NOTE. Values expressed as median (interquartile range), or number (percent)
  2. PD peritoneal dialysis